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Linda Vail and state Chief Medical Executive, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun visit a drive-thru vaccination clinic in the county.
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The Ingham County Health Department will close its COVID-19 vaccination site at the MSU Pavilion next week.

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Restrictions on restaurant capacity and hours of operation are starting to ease in Michigan.

Ingham County’s top health official says it’s a step towards what she calls an “exit strategy” for moving the industry back to normal.

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Families can gain free admission to the Potter Park Zoo in Lansing Saturday as part of an Ingham County Health Department COVID-19 vaccination drive.


Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail disputes a claim made in a tweet by state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey. The Clarklake Republican, who has had COVID-19, says he has “natural immunity” and should count towards the state’s immunity totals.


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.


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Ingham County's top health official says it's not yet time to relax indoor mask requirements.

Speaking at a media briefing Tuesday, Health Officer Linda Vail said other states in the country are in a different situation than Michigan.

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Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in Ingham County has steeply declined in recent weeks.


Ingham County’s top health official supports new CDC guidelines that give fully vaccinated people more leeway to safely attend outdoor activities without a mask.


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

Ingham County is experiencing a higher percentage of positive coronavirus tests in recent weeks.


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