Tag: national guard

a national guard soldier gives a COVID vaccine to a woman

January 25, 2021

About 300 new Michigan National Guard members deployed on Sunday. Their mission is to assist in the state’s COVID mitigation efforts. A news release from the State Emergency Operations Center said the troop surge is meant to help the state’s Department of Health and Human Services to perform tests and vaccinations for COVID-19. In December, […]

a soldier sets up medical equipment

December 4, 2020

The Michigan National Guard has been performing important COVID duties for most of the pandemic. New federal action means they will be able to keep going into next year.