A spike of virus cases among homeless people helps push Kent County’s daily coronavirus cases to levels equal to those seen in metro Detroit. Officials in the west Michigan county say a peak could be three weeks away.
You’re required to wear a mask in public enclosed spaces, but you can buy non-essential items for curbside pickup, among other changes.
For the first time, Michigan regulators released records about the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. It’s as bad as many thought: more than 2,100 cases at 141 homes. (With database to search for homes)
Oakland University becomes the first in Michigan to detail what college during coronavirus will look like. Students will meet online and come to campus in masks. Sports will continue. But not before fans.
For much of April, coronavirus cases dropped consistently in Michigan. They are jumping upward again in the past few days as cases spread outstate. But experts also attribute the rise to more testing.
Is it time for compromise between the extremes in the debate over shutting down and reopening Michigan amid COVID-19?
"Instead of laying people off, why not assign them to the Unemployment Insurance Agency?" asks a state representative who says her office is fielding hundreds of calls from people who can't file claims or get answers.
I'm a low-income, African-American college student. When the coronavirus hit, life didn’t stop, and it definitely couldn’t be contained to the four walls of my home.
Dr. Luda Khait-Vlisides had to look through her patient’s phone to find his daughter’s number, so she could tell her her father had died.
The GOP-led Legislature announced plans to vote on limiting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency powers and form a panel to conduct oversight of her actions during the state’s economic shutdown.
More than 40 years ago, a dying newborn and a doctor who ended up at the University of Michigan helped set the course for technology that today may be the last chance at survival for some COVID-19 patients.
Certain places in Michigan are losing more jobs than others. It’s the same old story in a state where manufacturing still dominates the economy in some counties.
A halt on elective surgeries cripples rural hospitals with few or no coronavirus patients.
Michigan state budget coffers have been hit hard by the coronavirus, and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's staff begin sending emails to state employees Wednesday announcing 10-day layoffs.
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the authors say the pipeline is a massive risk to Michigan, our tourism economy and our tribes.
Once a minor player, the Michigan Conservative Coalition has worked its way into the mainstream of Republican Party politics by organizing voters who are fiercely loyal to President Trump. Hosting “Trumperware parties” and wooing women back to the GOP, it may be the most influential grassroots group you’ve never heard of.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer seeks to tamp down expectations that the economy will reopen next week, saying the state likely needs more time to avoid a second wave of coronavirus. Republicans have signaled an opposition to any extension.
DMC CEO Audrey Gregory said the Detroit-based system has invested meaningfully in medical education and hospital facilities. She would not talk about controversies that made headlines during the coronavirus surge.
The energy giant has submitted a flurry of permit applications in its bid to replace the aging Line 5 oil and gas pipeline, sparking concerns from opponents who argue regulators should delay decisions until the coronavirus emergency ends.
Hospitals are overwhelmed by a flood of COVID-19 patients. But in the U.S. health care system, that’s not where hospitals make their profits.