covid-19

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, March 30 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-30-2020 under NEWS

A new week into the COVID-19 crisis brings with it more developments impacting Grand Rapids area residents. Shared in this Monday, March 30, 2020 update are statements relevant to life from the West Michigan COVID-19 Business Coalition, Gov. Whitmer...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Addressing Fears in the COVID-19 Crisis

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-30-2020 under OPINION

This week and next, the Ethics and Religion Talk panel shares some words of encouragement and hope to address the uncertainties and fears of living under the shadow of the novel coronavirus pandemic. In the Jewish community, some of the anxiety...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, March 27 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NEWS

Nearing a full week into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s March 23 “Stay Safe, Stay Home” order, the amount of developments continuing to unfold locally and statewide in response to the coronavirus outbreak has reached a level of...

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In Season Report: March 28, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

As we remain open, we are doing everything we can to take preventative measures in order to keep everyone safe + healthy during this time. We are also a GREAT alternative to the grocery store because our vendors are located outside + there are never...

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Guiding Light Loans Facility to Kent County to Serve as a COVID-19 Isolation Center for Those Experiencing Homelessness

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

Guiding Light has voluntarily loaned its facility at 255 S. Division Ave. to Kent County so it can serve as an isolation center for those experiencing homelessness in the Heartside neighborhood who may contract COVID-19. In cooperation with the Kent...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Thursday, March 26 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-26-2020 under NEWS

The coronavirus outbreak continues and so do connected developments from local and state organizations and offices relevant to local life. Shared in this Thursday, March 26, 2020 update are statements impacting Grand Rapids residents from Gov....

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Sacred distancing: Religious organizations in Grand Rapids adapting to COVID-19 pandemic through online services, engagement

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-26-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pervade daily life locally, nationally, and globally, it comes as no surprise to find on all scales the readjustment of religious or spiritual life in response. In Grand Rapids, like the nation and world over,...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 25 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-25-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Not a day has passed since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s March 10 state of emergency declaration regarding the coronavirus outbreak that local and state developments haven’t unfolded with direct impact for Grand Rapids residents. Shared in...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 24 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-24-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

One day into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s issue of a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, the requiring of all Michigan residents and nonessential businesses to stay home unless necessary for sustaining or protective life has...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, March 23 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-23-2020 under NEWS

Today, March 23, marks the beginning of the state of Michigan joining fellow states such as California, New York, Illinois, and Ohio in issuing and enforcing a stay-at-home, or shelter-in-place, order. This "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in...

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