Tag: testing

a person in a mask and protective gear sticks a cotton swab up a man's nose to test for COVID-19

October 1, 2021

Despite more than a year of pandemic, access to rapid COVID tests is still a problem. And it’s getting worse.

a sign that reads "COVID testing"

June 1, 2021

COVID testing declines as more people in Michigan are vaccinated.

masked players shoot hoops

March 22, 2021

State health officials want young athletes to be tested weekly for COVID amid a rise in outbreaks at school sporting events.

An airport baggage return

February 23, 2021

The airport has partnered with OptiMed Health Partners to offer COVID testing to travelers.

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, […]

sign marking Western Michigan University's main campus

January 14, 2021

The university aims to limit spread of the virus to avoid an ongoing outbreak like happened in the fall.

the box for Ellume's COVID-19 home test

December 16, 2020

The FDA approved the at-home test on Tuesday, but it may still be months before it sees widespread availability.

a lab technician extracts a substance from a vial

November 24, 2020

New state dashboard reports the average amount of time different labs can report COVID test results.

a line of cars outside a COVID testing center

November 13, 2020

With more tests being conducted daily and infection rates on the rise, the wait times for COVID tests are getting longer.

a tweet from Donald Trump on October 24 claiming increasing coronavirus rates are due to increased testing.

October 28, 2020

The president and others are spreading false information about the causes of Michigan’s recent increase in coronavirus cases.