Stories tagged: "CDC"

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer visits Benton Harbor to meet with homeowners and inspect the progress made on replacing the city’s lead service lines on Sunday, Aug. 7.
Whitmer Tests Positive for COVID-19 Amid Rise in Cases

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has tested positive for COVID-19.

Health Officials: Michigan Has First Probable Monkeypox Case

Michigan’s first probable case of monkeypox has been identified in suburban Detroit.

Monkeypox Hasn’t Hit Michigan. Here’s What to Know if it Does. 

NEED TO KNOW: There are currently no confirmed cases of monkeypox in Michigan.  The disease is contracted through skin-to-skin contact with an infected person.  If you get monkeybox, your illness is not likely to become severe.  MICHIGAN — Monkeypox doesn’t look pretty, but the virus isn’t severe – that’s the first thing to know. And...

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The Best Protection Against Serious Childhood Diseases Is Vaccination, Michigan Health Experts Say

With a new Omicron subvariant causing an increase in COVID-19 cases, it is important now more than ever to make sure Michiganders, especially children, are caught up on all recommended immunizations. Southeast Michigan is already seeing an increase in cases. 

Housing activists across Michigan are celebrating the CDC's decision to ban evictions through the end of the year.
The CDC Banned Evictions for the Rest of the Year, but What Does That Actually Mean for Michiganders?

The order can help thousands of Michiganders to keep their homes.

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Only 23% of Americans Trust Trump to Provide Accurate Information About Coronavirus

60% of respondents said Trump was not listening to health experts enough, while 35% said he was listening to them just the right amount.