Life sciences, hospitals, legislation, medical research and pharmaceuticals
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that hair salons and other personal-care businesses can reopen across Michigan on June 15, while those businesses and places like gyms and movie theaters that were shut down to curb the spread of the new coronavirus can restart in northern Michigan next week.
Whirlpool, Dow and Reynolds Consumer Products teamed up on a joint project to provide much-needed respirators for health care workers fighting COVID-19.
The Kent County Health Department is making COVID-19 community testing more available by opening four testing sites.
Versiti Blood Center of Michigan is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the virtual Festival of the Arts on Friday.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer told Congress on Tuesday that Michigan still lacks enough supplies to fully ramp up testing for the coronavirus and said it is difficult to determine what the U.S. government is shipping.
Laser’s Resource pivots to supply temperature verification kiosks for returning workforce.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifted her shelter-in-place order for the state of Michigan.
A Grand Rapids-based drug company signed an agreement to be acquired by a Japanese pharmaceutical company, including the rights to a drug in development for treating Alzheimer’s disease.
Metro Health delivered on a tall order after COVID-19 laid bare inefficiencies in the state and national health care systems, but with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order set to lift June 12, the local health care system warns Michigan is not out of the woods yet.
While most locally owned businesses have an established presence in Grand Rapids and are known among residents, Casey Kornoelje has not been so fortunate.
GRAND HAVEN — Leaders in a West Michigan county are urging Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to end her stay-home order on June 12, saying a recent extension because of the coronavirus was "deflating" and "demoralizing" after much planning.
Multiple community organizations are teaming up to get masks to Muskegon County residents and emphasize the continued need for the public to take protective measures to help limit the spread of the new coronavirus.
CVS Health announced it opened a new COVID-19 test site in Grand Rapids on Friday at the CVS Pharmacy drive-thru location at 1550 Lake Drive SE.
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and physician organizations representing thousands of Michigan doctors worked collaboratively to launch and expand telehealth services in a compressed timeframe.
Spectrum Health aims to provide mammograms in the era of COVID-19 in the safest way possible.
Race, gender, socioeconomic status and sexual orientation are common factors that determine risk in a health crisis, according to Metro Health, and COVID-19 is no exception.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services Psychiatric Urgent Care Center is now offering telehealth assessments as an option.
DETROIT — A barbershop that refused to remain closed in compliance with Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an "imminent threat" to public health, the state's chief medical officer testified Wednesday.
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Therapy LP announced plans to open its newest clinic Monday.
A West Michigan technology manufacturer is launching a new line of UV-C treatment lights for disinfecting emergency service vehicles.
DETROIT — A Detroit-area hospital network has less than 100 COVID-19 patients for the first time in more than two months.
Packaging Compliance Labs is expanding its current operations in Kentwood.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday further relaxed stay-at-home restrictions, saying a ban on nonessential health procedures would be lifted next week and that groups of up to 10 people can gather immediately ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.