Coronavirus in Michigan

Ingham County’s top health official says response has been favorable to the CDC’s decision to allow the Pfizer vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15.

MONTREAL — With just over 3% of Canadians fully inoculated against COVID-19, a growing number of America's northern border states and communities have stepped up to offer excess vaccines to Canadians.

Truck driver John Harrower was on the road last month when he heard on the radio that North Dakota had agreed to vaccinate truckers from his home province of Manitoba.

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Michigan’s mask mandate is lifted for people who are fully vaccinated. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that last week. That was following new guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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In an effort to help lift Michigan’s emergency orders, some employers in Lansing have started offering incentives for people to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

Informacion En Vivo. Coronavirus En La Región De Lansing

May 14, 2021
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Michigan Lifts Indoor Mask Requirement For Vaccinated People

May 14, 2021
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People in Michigan who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 don’t need to wear a mask any longer, and people who aren’t vaccinated don’t have to wear one outdoors, officials said Friday, noting that the state’s indoor mask requirement will expire in July.

Live Updates: Coronavirus In The Lansing Region

May 14, 2021
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Regular updates from WKAR News about the regional response to the pandemic.

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Michigan's COVID-19 indoor gatherings and mask orders will be lifted for people who are fully vaccinated. The new rules take effect Saturday at 9 am. 

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A state Senate committee has issued a subpoena to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for documents related to its COVID-19 response.

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Three women in their 80s and 90s sat around a table together last month, taking swipes at a bright yellow balloon emblazoned with a smiley face.