Stories tagged: "Vaccine News"


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.

A nurse administers the COVID-19 vaccine at Kedren Health on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
How the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Changed the Game for Muskegon’s Unhoused Population

The newest vaccine to come to Michigan solves one of the logistical challenges in vaccinating some of those facing the highest risks.

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan, a coronavirus relief package, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, March 11, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Here’s What Joe Biden’s New COVID Relief Brings to Michigan

From money in your pocket to vaccines in your arm, the new round of COVID relief is coming to rescue Michiganders.

Many of Michigan's elderly nursing home residents cannot accept visitors. Photo via Shutterstock.
Michigan’s Massive Nursing Home Vaccination Success May Help Reunite Families

Visitation rules for nursing homes are being revised thanks to the successful efforts to vaccinate Michiganders in long-term care.

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Michigan Teachers Race to Get Vaccinated in Time to Return to Classrooms

As teachers race to get vaccinated in time to return to classrooms March 1, the former president's lack of national strategy has some school districts faring better than others.

Registered nurse Paula Levesque, left, administers a second Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shot to registered nurse Giulia Heiden at Beaumont Health in Southfield, Mich., Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021.
Michigan Doctors Frustrated at Vaccine Supply Uncertainty

Reaching herd immunity by August is possible if Michigan almost doubles how many vaccinations it performs every day, but supply issues continue to hold the state back.

Boxes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan on December 13, 2020. - The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine was  to begin leaving the company's Michigan factory on Sunday, ready to be injected into the arms of millions of the most vulnerable Americans as the global death toll topped 1.6 million.
How Michigan’s Long History With Pfizer Paved the Way for the COVID Vaccine

Still overcoming a rocky vaccine rollout, Michigan and Pfizer have drawn on a deep, shared history to overcome the setbacks.