COVID-19 pandemic

gloved hand holding vial of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
U.S. Secretary of Defense/ Wikimedia Commons

WKAR is answering your questions about COVID-19 and the vaccines with Ingham County Health Officer, Linda Vail and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director, Elizabeth Hertel.

Ingham County has reached a milestone in vaccinating seniors against coronavirus.

Freddy Garzy memorial photo
Courtesy photo / Footprints of Michigan COVID Memorial project

A memorial for Michiganders who have died from COVID-19 is going up today at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Lansing Mall.

Courtesy / Sparrow Hospital

More than a thousand COVID-19 patients have been treated and released by Sparrow Hospital in Lansing since March.

Coronavirus illustration
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / CDC

Sun., Dec. 20 at 5 p.m. on 90.5 FM & STREAMING | All Things Considered will spend the full hour answering the big questions about the new coronavirus vaccines: how they work, how they were tested, how they’ll be distributed, and how to talk about them with people who aren’t sure they want one. 

As the state grapples with a predicted surge of COVID-19 cases around the holidays, health officials are focused on trying to slow the spread of the virus.

Michiganders are in the middle of a three-week epidemic order from the State Department of Health and Human Services, limiting indoor gatherings

Nurse, Rhonda Lee, treats a patient recovering from COVID-19.

More than 7,000 Michiganders have died from COVID-19 in the past 6 months, and every day, essential workers in the healthcare industry are putting their lives on the line to fight the pandemic.

WKAR-TV is premiering a new documentary this week that follows one visiting nurse who treats coronavirus patients after they leave the hospital.