an illustration of the inside of a modpod shelter with two beds and shelves

October 22, 2021

Local group to invest in 50 pod shelters for unhoused people in Kalamazoo.

portrait of Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian

October 21, 2021

The state’s interim chief medical executive says she worried about safety before taking the job.

a gloved hand holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

October 21, 2021

Feds say patients can mix and match vaccines for their booster shots.

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

October 21, 2021

County and state positivity rates are flat. Kzoo reports 2 new COVID deaths.

a woman holds an anti-mask sign that reads "My body my choice"

October 20, 2021

Politicization of the pandemic has led to violent rhetoric and burned out public health experts.

a screenshot of Kalamazoo city commissioners in a virtual meeting

October 20, 2021

Kzoo residents are irate over the clearing of homeless encampments. City leaders say they had little choice.

a portrait of Laura Lam

October 19, 2021

The Kalamazoo city official who runs point on the homelessness crisis discusses encampment policies, strategies, and the solutions they are hoping to implement.

An empty classroom

October 19, 2021

The one-day cancellation was prompted by an infected person at a dance last week.

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

October 19, 2021

New outbreak report includes 1 in Kzoo. Kzoo positivity rate back above 9%. State death average rising again.

a person holds a sign reading "no mask will quarantine my voice"

October 18, 2021

Members of the group protested the county’s mask mandate Friday.