Category Archives: COVID-19

Michigan COVID-19 Restrictions Ending June 22

Michigan COVID-19 Restrictions Ending June 22

June 21, 2021 ~ Monday is the last day of COVID-19 restrictions in Michigan following more than a year of lockdown orders. “Today is a day that we have all been looking forward to, as we can safely get back to normal day-to-day activities and put this pandemic behind us,” Governor Gretchen Whitmer said in…

Whitmer Administration Releases Official Updated Mask Mandates

Whitmer Administration Releases Official Updated Mask Mandates

Photo: JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty DETROIT, May 24, 2021 ~ Monday, Governor Whitmer’s administration announced official updates to COVID-19 restrictions as cases and positive tests continue to decline. “The reason we can take these steps is thanks to every Michigander who has stepped up and taken action to keep themselves, their families, and…

Governor Whitmer Announces Lessened COVID-19 Restrictions

Governor Whitmer Announces Lessened COVID-19 Restrictions

Photo: Bill Pugliano / Getty LANSING, May 20, 2021 ~ Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a conference informing Michiganders on COVID-19 restriction updates. Starting June 1, all outdoor capacity limits will be lifted, meaning venues like Comerica Park can allow full seating.  Indoor capacity limits will still be limited to 50%, though the 11 p.m.…

Ford Field Vaccination Clinic Closes Monday Evening

Ford Field Vaccination Clinic Closes Monday Evening

Photo: Matthew Hatcher / Getty DETROIT, May 17, 2021 ~ The federally run mass vaccination clinic at Ford Field will close at 8:30 p.m. Monday evening. “I’m really proud of what we accomplished in eight weeks here. … Our goal was to maximize efforts to reach as many people as possible. COVID cases were surging…

Whitmer Announces Over 50 Percent of Michiganders Vaccinated

Whitmer Announces Over 50 Percent of Michiganders Vaccinated

Photo: Matthew Hatcher / Getty LANSING, May 4, 2021 ~ Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Michigan now has more than 50% of its residents over the age of 16 vaccinated. “Today, Michigan will surpass seven million doses administered of the safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines,” Governor Whitmer said Monday. “We’ve put shots in arms of one…

University of Michigan Announces Student Vaccination Requirements

University of Michigan Announces Student Vaccination Requirements

Photo: Raymond Boyd / Getty ANN ARBOR, April 23, 2021 ~ University of Michigan Ann Arbor and Dearborn will require students living on campus to be vaccinated for COVID-19 when fall semester 2021 begins, according to a Friday post on Twitter. “We know that widespread vaccination will be the only way to facilitate a return to…

Detroit Vaccination Clinics Opening Requiring No Appointments

Detroit Vaccination Clinics Opening Requiring No Appointments

DETROIT, April 19, 2021 ~ Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said the numbers of positive COVID-19 cases are beginning to lessen, as he revealed plans to open vaccination sites in Detroit that do not require appointments. “This is our role as a city; give you the best information we can and make the vaccine as available as…

Governor Whitmer Extends Workplace Restrictions for Six Months

Governor Whitmer Extends Workplace Restrictions for Six Months

Photo: Matthew Hatcher / Getty LANSING, April 13, 2021 ~ Monday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer extended workplace restrictions due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in Michigan over the last weeks. The seven-day case rate is near the highest it has been during the pandemic.  The seven-day average deaths per day is over double what it…

Detroit Tigers to Safely Welcome Fans Back to Comerica Park

Detroit Tigers to Safely Welcome Fans Back to Comerica Park

Photo: Gregory Shamus / Getty DETROIT, March 17, 2020 ~ In a press release today, the Detroit Tigers announced that they will be making available approximately 8,200 tickets for their Thursday, April 1 opening day game against the Cleveland Indians. The statement indicated that tickets would be available on Tigers.com beginning Thursday, March 25, with…

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