Vaccine Stories


Donuts are on display inside the new Krispy Kreme flagship store amid the coronavirus pandemic in Times Square, New York, September 15, 2020. - The 4,500 square-foot donut shop includes a glaze waterfall, a 24-hour street pick-up window, and a system that can make more than 4,500 donuts an hour. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images)
Got the COVID-19 Vaccine? Here are the Freebies You Can Snag in Michigan.

From half-off seafood dinners to free joints at the dispensary, Michigan is treating those who have been vaccinated.

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The Pandemic Isolated Them, Now the Vaccine Is Bringing These Michiganders Back Together

For these lifelong friends in Lenawee County, the vaccine doesn't just bring safety, it brings company at the end of a lonely year.

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Michigan’s Medical Professionals Are Giving Back During the Pandemic

An OBGYN delivering vaccines. A retired pharmacist running a clinic. Michigan's healthcare community is all-hands-on-deck to fight COVID-19.

Maureen Pickelman on an arctic vacation. Photo courtesy Kathy Rank.
After Barely Surviving Coronavirus, We Caught Up With This Newly Vaccinated Michigander

Retired teacher Maureen Pickelman spent half a year recovering from the coronavirus. Here's how her friends and faith saw her through.

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Michigander Explains Why Vaccine Side Effects Are Not Nearly as Bad as Dying From COVID-19

"I'm the worst-case scenario," said this immunocompromised Michigander who had an anaphylactic reaction to the COVID vaccine. Here's why her reaction was so severe and why she's getting her second shot.

Michigan nurse Lori Marie Key of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System sings Amazing Grace during a Covid-19 Memorial at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, on January 19, 2021 to honor the lives of those lost to Covid-19. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
WATCH: From Offering Comfort to Vaccine Rollouts: ‘Amazing Grace’ Is Right on Time

Nurse Lori Marie Key first went viral for singing the classic hymn to patients and coworkers. Now, she’s offered the same to American families who have lost loved ones to COVID-19.

Nurse Natosha Stafford poses proudly after receiving her second and final dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, completely inoculating herself against the virus.
WATCH: Michigan Nurse Celebrated Inauguration Day by Getting Fully Vaccinated

She conducted her own research, reading up on the science behind the COVID-19 vaccine. Then, Nurse Natosha Stafford decided it was time to live as an example.