Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


Mid-Michigan photographer Lisa Calandrino poses for a photo.
Dreaming of Your Own Start-Up? How This Michigan Woman Made it Happen During COVID-19

Meet Lisa Calandrino, a mid-Michigan photographer who used the pandemic as a time to hit the refresh button on her mental health while also starting her own business. 

Photo courtesy Allison Alexander
‘We Owe It to Them’: She’s Fully Vaccinated, But Masks to Protect Kids

Allison Alexander sees a lot of kids at work, and despite being vaccinated against COVID, she masks to keep them safe. And she thinks other Michiganders should too.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is implementing a plan to ensure Michiganders have access to enough vaccine doses.
Gov. Whitmer Extends Pandemic Order, Says COVID-19 Surge Could Drop

By extending the pandemic order, limiting business capacity and requiring masks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says the current COVID-19 soar could decrease.

Michigan Restaurant Owner Gives Back in a Year of Uncertainty with Free Dinners—For a Year

Aleko's Restaurant owner, Mark Savedes, has his "Oprah Moment" after feeding five local families for a whole year

A Michigan Republican Compared Swimming Pool Drownings with COVID-19. She Couldn’t Be More Off Base.

Rep. Lisa McClain represents Michigan's most COVID-positive region right now, and residents are calling her out for downplaying the pandemic.

Soldiers from the Michigan National Guard provide free drive-through COVID-19 testing in Baldwin, Mich.,, Aug. 14, 2020. Medics from the Michigan National Guard’s Task Force 182 have been providing the testing throughout the state over the last three months.
Michigan Marks Grim First Anniversary After First Confirmed COVID Cases

Michigan has endured one of the hardest years it's seen in modern history, as it marks one year since the first confirmed COVID case.

A finished clean room with stacked chairs in the science room at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston's Mattapan, which were being cleaned for the reopening of school on July 9, 2020. Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
A Year of COVID: How the Pandemic Continues to Loom Over Michigan Educators

An outbreak at a rural Michigan school took the life of an educator last fall. There have been almost 50 outbreaks like it this month alone.