Stories tagged: "vaccination"


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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. 

A long line of trucks waits on Highway 402 to cross into the United States at the Bluewater Bridge in Sarnia, Ontario on February 10, 2022. - The Canadian trucker protest has temporarily sidelined a key auto industry transport route, adding stress to a North American car industry already pinched by low inventories and supply chain problems that have sent vehicle price soaring. (Photo by Geoff Robins / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF ROBINS/AFP via Getty Images)
Michigan Auto Workers Could Lose $51 Million in Wages This Week Because of Anti-Vaccine Blockades at Canadian Border

Truckers and right-wing, anti-vaccine protesters in Canada have disrupted the flow of supplies to Michigan auto plants. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota have all had to shut down some operations this week, harming Michigan’s workers and economy.

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‘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.

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This Michigan Dad Saw His 13-Year-Old Son Battle COVID-19. He Vaccinated Him to Protect Other Kids, Too.

With school upon us, Michigan parents say they are cutting through misinformation to make science-based vaccine choices for their children.

20 January 2021, Lower Saxony, Hanover: A two-year-old child plays in the living room at home. Many daycare centers offer only emergency care in the current Corona situation, so many family with working parents are faced with childcare problems. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa (Photo by Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty Images)
Michiganders Getting Vaccinated Can Get Free Child Care This June

Getting affordable child care can be a roadblock to a lot of things Michigan parents need. KinderCare is making sure that getting vaccinated isn't one of them.

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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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.