covid-19

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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Feeding America West Michigan to provide Mobile Pantries for those facing unemployment due to COVID-19

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan is adding Mobile Pantries to its existing schedule in an effort to supply food for neighbors experiencing unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each food distribution will provide more than 6,...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, March 20 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NEWS

10 days into Michigan’s declared state of emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of statewide confirmed cases of those testing positive for the disease has risen to 549. As the numbers continue to rise statewide, nationwide, and...

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In Season Report: March 21, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

Quick reminder: All of our vendors will be located outside and spaced out to alleviate crowd buildup and allow for proper social distancing. Please allow vendors to assist you when making your purchase and avoid touching/handling any products. Let...

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Grand Rapids to celebrate Census Day on April 1 with readjusted outreach efforts by community organizations

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-19-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Across the U.S., Wednesday, April 1 will mark Census Day, a key reference date for the 2020 U.S. census. The once-every-decade U.S. census effort informs the distribution of billions of dollars in federal funding to resources such as Medicare,...

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

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-19-2020 under NEWS

More local developments are emerging regarding responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, in step with the rapid pace of developments emerging nationally and globally. Shared in this Thursday, March 19, 2020 update are statements affecting Grand Rapids...

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Grand Rapids restaurants offering carryout and delivery services amid COVID-19-related shutdowns

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

In light of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's March 16 executive order to shut down dine-in services at all restaurants and ban gatherings of more than 50 people amid the COVID-19 outbreak, restaurants in Grand Rapids are offering carryout, delivery,...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under NEWS

Another day means more developments regarding various Grand Rapids organizations' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shared in this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 update are statements from the City of Grand Rapids, the Kent County Health Department...

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Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event due to growing COVID-19 pandemic

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids' annual celebration of art, music, and culture every first weekend of June, has been cancelled this year due to the "rapidly developing COVID-19 situation." This year's event was scheduled to take...

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