Testing too early after you’ve been exposed to COVID, or “panic testing,” will likely offer little more than a false sense of security. With holidays beckoning, this “gray zone” in testing could unwittingly spread infection.
Many Detroiters have an important choice when it comes to efforts to update COVID-19 vaccinations, and the City’s chief medical officer is determined to help sort things out for residents.
Jon Campbell of Detroit was flipping burgers at 15. Now, the 52-year-old McDonald’s franchisee and father of three will use the lure of the Golden Arches to meet another goal — boosting vaccines in a neighborhood where rates are low and hesitation high.
A look at 2,700 neighborhoods reveals wide discrepancies by race, income level, education — but perhaps not political affiliation. The map comes as vaccination rates slow in Michigan.
A grassroots effort is underway in Southwest Detroit to reach Latinos still hesitant about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
Black residents are dying at greater rates once again in Michigan in part because they are getting vaccinated at lower rates.
Linda Byrd had managed to keep her child care center running through nearly one year of the coronavirus pandemic when her state funding started to come up short.
Shokelle McKay, convicted as a minor, is in a Michigan prison and struggling to gain access to personal protective equipment and stay safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
How we deploy vaccines to control COVID-19 will define not only public health, but our moral health.
About 70 percent of Detroit’s coronavirus vaccine recipients shared their race and ethnicity data, with many identifying as Black, but 30 percent are still unknown.