Michigan will not release the names of nursing homes where there are COVID-19 infections, nor will the City of Detroit or Wayne County, citing privacy concerns. Other states are moving toward identifying infected nursing homes.
Am I eligible for unemployment? Do I have to pay child support? What happens to the money in my HSA? Bridge answers these questions and many more in a feature to address the rapidly evolving health threat.
Like the Great Depression, today’s global pandemic presents opportunity for governments and institutions to re-engineer approaches to public health and economic prosperity
Your guide to unemployment and other payments as Michigan deals with the devastating economic impact of a deadly virus
Coronavirus is now a global pandemic. This continuously updated post includes Michigan's confirmed cases, maps of locations, what the state is doing to contain the spread, and expert suggestions on how you can stay safe.
Fewer COVID-19 patients are entering the Henry Ford and Michigan Medicine health systems and, at Henry Ford, more people are coming off ventilators than are going on.
Anthony Moses was Beaumont Health in Farmington Hills’ first coronavirus patient, and when he was forced on a ventilator his prognosis looked dim. His survival is a gift to his family, but also to weary doctors who have seen enough of death.
Racial disparities that struck southeast Michigan are repeating in Flint, Saginaw, Lansing and Ypsilanti, highlighting inequities in health care. And even as Detroit cases ebb, the mourning is just beginning: ‘I just feel numb,’ one says.
Additional restrictions will be put on large stores under extended stay-at-home order and vacation travel is banned.
Despite widespread complaints over a sluggish website and slammed call center, the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency successfully processed 817,185 initial benefits claims between March 15 and April 4, second only to the more populous state of California.
Bryan Newland, chairman of the northeastern Upper Peninsula tribe, said Bay Mills Indian Community leaders had no choice but to stop paying employees of the tribe’s resort and casinos after a request for federal relief loans went unanswered.
Emergency rooms and urgent care clinics say they are seeing a drop in visitors. Are people safe and snug at home? Or is fear of getting the coronavirus keeping them from seeking critical treatment for heart or other problems?
Amid the coronavirus lockdockdown, local governments are meeting via videoconferencing — and encountering a host of problems. But does the solution infringe upon the public’s right to know how governments conduct the people’s business?