Kent county health department

Community updates: Wednesday, July 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-08-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department explains Kent County’s resurgence in new COVID-19 cases With Kent County’s new COVID-19 cases now averaging around 50 per day, that’s about twice as many as two weeks ago, the Kent County Health...

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Community updates: Friday, July 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NEWS

Coalition of Michigan restaurant and bar owners pledge to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines A growing group of restaurant and bar owners in Michigan are joining together to commit to COVID-19 safety guidelines laid out by public health officials....

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer shuts down indoor bar service in Grand Rapids region, while allowing sale of to-go cocktails, expanded outdoor seating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order on Wednesday shutting down indoor service at bars for most of...

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Community updates: Wednesday, June 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-24-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges vigilance as county’s decline in new COVID-19 cases begins to plateau The downward trend of new COVID-19 cases in Kent County is flattening, Kent County Health Department’s Director, Dr. Adam London,...

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Community updates: Monday, June 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-08-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids hosting digital town hall on policing on June 10 Grand Rapidians are invited to join City leaders for a Digital Town Hall on Policing on Wednesday, the City of Grand Rapids announced. The town hall will discuss earlier...

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Community updates: Wednesday, June 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-03-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends state of civil emergency, takes action to improve police-community relations Continuing to respond to weekend rioting and lasting anger over nationwide police brutality, Grand Rapids leaders extended the city’s...

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Community updates: Friday, May 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 22 update are public health, civic, and economic developments impacting West Michiganders from the Kent County Health Department, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the City of Grand Rapids, and The Rapid.   Kent County Health Department...

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Community updates: Monday, May 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-18-2020 under NEWS

With the growth rate curve of coronavirus cases and deaths continuing to slowly flatten statewide and across Kent County, the gradual reopening of economic and social life for West Michiganders continues to follow in response. Shared in this May 18...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, May 15 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NEWS

Kent County enters the weekend with its coronavirus numbers at 2,705 cases, 53 deaths, and 1,141 recoveries. Statewide numbers are at 50,079 cases and 4,825 deaths. These numbers are reported as of May 15, with the state’s recovery number...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, May 13 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-13-2020 under NEWS

As of May 13, Kent County’s coronavirus numbers stand at 2,446 cases, 47 deaths, and 1,208 recoveries. Statewide, the numbers are 48,391 cases and 4,714 deaths. 22,686 statewide recoveries were last reported May 8. Shared in this May 13 update...

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