chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

April 14, 2021

Kalamazoo reports 1K new infections in a week. Hospitalizations near highest ever.

Metro Transportation Center sign

April 14, 2021

The county transit system is limiting service in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

a woman shows off her COVID-19 vaccination card

April 13, 2021

The Kalamazoo County health department is partnering with local health providers to increase vaccine availability.

A crowd of people stands in front of an outdoor stage where people are speaking

April 13, 2021

Activists and city leaders gathered to denounce the shooting of an unarmed Black man in Minnesota.

A computer screen with a Zoom meeting

April 13, 2021

Businesses will be required to allow office workers to work from home for another six months.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

April 13, 2021

It’s the first time since December COVID hospitalizations have reached this level. School-based COVID outbreaks rise 16% in past week.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer during a press conference

April 12, 2021

The governor wants people to pause sports and avoid restaurants, but stopped short of ordering new restrictions.

a high school baseball player wearing a mask

April 12, 2021

The governor requested a two week pause on athletics. Kalamazoo and Portage schools said “no.”

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

April 12, 2021

Two new deaths reported in Kalamazoo. A quarter of Michiganders, more than 2M, fully vaccinated.

Bronson Hospital sign lit up at night

April 12, 2021

Both Kalamazoo hospitals are now restricting visitors as COVID numbers surge.