Michigan is reporting 5,989 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday.
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After Being Held up in Ottawa Co., Michigan Communities Will See Opioid Settlement Money
Opioid settlement money has been held up in Ottawa County for months, but Attorney General Dana Nessel announced last week that some local governments throughout the states can expect to see funds as soon as later this month.
Newborns Get Routine Heel Blood Tests, but Should States Keep Those Samples?
Close to 4 million babies are born in the United States every year, and within their first 48 hours nearly all are pricked in the heel so their blood can be tested for dozens of life-threatening genetic and metabolic problems.
What Do Abortion Rights Look Like in Michigan?
Since the Supreme Court’s conservative majority overturned Roe v. Wade in June, many state legislatures across the country have started restricting or outright outlawing abortion.
Mystery Illness Killing Canines Identified as Parvovirus
A release from Michigan’s Department of Agriculture & Rural Development confirms that the lethal illness affecting dogs in northern Michigan is parvovirus, a disease preventable with a vaccine.
Republicans on Michigan Board Ignore Hundreds of Thousands of Residents in Abortion Proposal
The Michigan Board of Canvassers rejected a ballot proposal that would add the right to abortion care and family planning to the Michigan Constitution, adding to the fear and uncertainty of abortion access in the Great Lakes State.
Stabenow, Slotkin Applaud ‘Monumental’ Federal Reforms to Lower Medicare Drug Prices
After a trip to an agricultural expo near St. Johns, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) and U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-Holly) stopped by Lansing’s Forest Community Health Center to praise elements of a law slated to be signed Tuesday that aims to lower drug prices for Americans on Medicare.
First Muskegon County Probable Monkeypox Case Identified
Muskegon, MI – Public Health Muskegon County has been notified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services that a probable case of Monkeypox virus has been identified in a Muskegon County resident.
Expansion of Health Care for Michiganders
According to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, back in 2018, 29 percent of adults ages 18 to 64 in Michigan had a pre-existing health condition that would have caused them to be denied health coverage if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not exist.
Detroit’s New Water Affordability Plan May Lack Transparency
Detroit officials announced back in late June a new water affordability plan that has been approved by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Board to assist residents with the high cost of water utilities.