Health

There are currently 193 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Ingham County, down from a peak of more than 200 last week.

Michigan State University outdoor sign
File photo / WKAR-MSU

Following guidance from U.S. officials Tuesday, Michigan State University is shifting a student vaccination program from the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to Pfizer’s.


Ingham County’s top health official is concerned news of vaccinated people coming down with coronavirus infections could discourage some from getting their shots.


Hospitalizations for COVID-19 have nearly tripled in Ingham County in recent weeks. Deaths are also rising.


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The Lansing School District’s plan to open some in-person instruction as soon as Monday will now be delayed until April 12th.


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By the end of the week, more than 58,000 Ingham County residents will have gotten at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine. Even with vaccinations on the rise, the Ingham County Health Department sees some potential risks ahead.


First COVID -19 vaccination at McLaren Hospital photo
WKAR File Photo

With the number of people vaccinated against coronavirus growing daily, people in Michigan are starting to wonder about life after getting their shots. WKAR’s Scott Pohl talks with Dr. Peter Gulick, an expert in infectious diseases at Michigan State University. Dr. Gulick is impressed with the pace of vaccinations.


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.


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