Stories tagged: "social distancing"

Halloween is still on, but stay safe this year with activities from afar.
8 Safe, Socially Distanced Halloween Activities in Michigan

There’s still a pandemic in our midst. Normal trick-or-treating is off as it is not advised by health officials. Thankfully, Michiganders all across the state are coming up with engaging ways to keep families entertained while remaining safe.

Ashley Cowser and her daughter Aasha celebrate Halloween every year. This year they are doing it safely.
These Two Michigan Moms Are Finding a New Normal for Their Kids This Halloween Season

Halloween will be Michigan’s first holiday without a state of emergency. These moms are still vowing to protect their kids, while still making scary fun.

MDHHS Director Robert Gordon. Photo courtesy the Michigan House of Representatives.
Michigan Just Restored Its Coronavirus Protections. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Public health officials say masks will still be required in public, despite the ruling by the Michigan Supreme Court.

In this Thursday, June 18, 2020, file photo, patrons fill the Crow Bar in Sioux Falls, S.D. Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP, File)
Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread Is Backed by Science

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's closure of indoor bar service through most of lower Michigan Wednesday is backed by scientific data, a resource she's continually relied on to flatten the curve.

Grand Tavern in Farmington Hills
WATCH: 4 Tips from a Michigan Restauranteur on Dining Out in a Pandemic

Kennedy Stevens of Grand Tavern gave us an inside look at the new normal in Michigan's restaurant industry.

Senior customer shopping during special elderly hours at a Safeway grocery store during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo via Shutterstock)
‘That Woman From Michigan Is On Point’: What One Michigan Senior Has to Say About Gov. Whitmer’s State of Emergency Extensions

Gov. Whitmer is not letting the state drop its guard even though Michigan is on track to contain the coronavirus. Some say that’s a good thing.

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Cedar Point Is Reopening: What We Know And When You Can Go

We’ve got a quick and easy guide to Cedar Point’s phased July reopening, which will mark the return of a beloved summertime tradition for Midwesterners.