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Michigan’s Smallest Hospitals Face Uphill Battles During Pandemic. New Grant Money Aims to Help.

The COVID-19 pandemic nearly buried Michigan’s rural hospitals. Grand funding is helping to pull them out. 

An evicted house at a suburban street with left belongings on the lawns near 8 mile road in the city of Detroit.
‘It Affects the Soul’: Michigan Families Face Brunt Of Housing Hardships

When Michigan families face housing hardship, it affects more than just them. Here’s how.

In this image made from video, a health care professional and representatives of JARC, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting those with developmental disabilities, try to persuade Noah Lebon to take a COVID-19 vaccine shot on Thursday, May 20, 2021, in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Noah's mother, LaQuae Lebon, is standing beside her son in the vaccine clinic.
A Nonprofit in Oakland County is Getting Vaccines to Disabled Michiganders

Getting disabled Michiganders vaccinations can be especially challenging, but JARC in Oakland County is here to help.

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.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Nausheen Shah
While Many Michiganders Made Masks and Delivered Meals,This Detroit Scientist Created an Air Purification Device.

A Wayne State University physics professor found a way to put her educational background to use in a unique way during the pandemic.

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 10: A medical worker administers a Flu vaccination during a free flu clinic vaccination event held by Meijer at Comerica Park on November 10, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. With Covid-19 cases skyrocketing around the US medical professionals fear that a bad flu season will only make things worse and further fill hospitals and deplete medical supplies around the nation. (Photo by Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images)
Michigan’s Convention Centers Will Become Mass Vaccination Sites

Convention centers from coast to coast, both in Michigan and nationwide, are preparing to vaccinate as many as 20,000 people a day.