Pandemic

Downtown Lansing library photo
File Photo

Capital Area District Libraries will resume allowing in-person browsing on June 1st. That’s after COVID-19 restrictions had closed most operations for more than a year.


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.


Gary Peters photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters visited a COVID-19 vaccination site at Michigan State University Thursday, hoping to encourage people to get their shots.


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Lansing Community College will host a virtual commencement this month in place of an in-person ceremony.

School officials cite health concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic in cancelling the in-person event for the second year in a row.

Pfizer vaccine vials photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

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


Golf Courses Reopen In Greater Lansing And Another Boom Might Be Coming

May 4, 2021
Golf
Joe Dandron

Local golf course owners believe pent up demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to high demand for the sport.

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.


vial of the Pzfier COVID-19 vaccine
U.S. Secretary of Defense/ Wikimedia Commons

More than 2.5 million people in the state have gotten at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

On April 5, all Michiganders 16 and older will be eligible to get their shot.

WKAR put the call out for what listeners wanted to know about the vaccine and the ongoing pandemic.

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


WATCH: Lansing-area Boxing Club Finds Success During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 18, 2021
Boxing
Darin Baydoun

Trainers and club patrons are happy to be back working out and finding stress relief again.

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