Tag: pandemic effects

a yard sign reads "we support our healthcare workers. Michigan strong."

September 29, 2021

Another workforce affected by the pandemic, first responders and EMS workers report staffing shortages.

June 7, 2021

Remote court hearings became the default during the pandemic, and that may not end with COVID.

a teenage girl with headphone on looking at a phone

May 5, 2021

The pandemic has kept teenagers from doing normal teenager things, and its extracting a price.

a help wanted sign in a restaurant window

May 3, 2021

Health concerns and harsh work environments are leading many businesses to suffer staffing shortages.

a sign reading "Secretary of State"

April 30, 2021

Changes made to the Secretary of State’s office in the midst of the pandemic will be made permanent.

a disposable face mask lies in a gutter

April 20, 2021

A year after the pandemic began, medical trash is piling up.

a sad-looking woman

April 16, 2021

CDC data shows that suicides dropped 5.6% during 2020.

A sad doctor sits against a wall

April 15, 2021

Physicians in Kalamazoo say they are stretched thin by the skyrocketing numbers of new COVID patients.

a teacher sits in a classroom with a face mask on

March 30, 2021

Vacancies are making it hard to run in-person classes. And it may only get worse.

an empty street in Kalamazoo

March 10, 2021

A year ago, the first cases of COVID were discovered in Michigan. News from the state paints a picture of panic in the early days.