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Community updates: Tuesday, Oct. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-13-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS clarifies statewide COVID-19 rules replacing Gov. Whitmer’s orders The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an emergency order Friday giving more specific COVID-related rules across Michigan, replacing a...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-08-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening planetarium The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) planetarium will reopen this Saturday, the GRPM announced Wednesday. Its Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium – which hosts astronomy-based projections,...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Oct. 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-06-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS issues order restoring COVID-19 rules after Michigan Supreme Court ruling The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Monday issued an emergency order largely reinstating Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-related executive orders...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-17-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges COVID-19 caution among students as college-tied outbreaks emerge With colleges in and around Kent County reporting COVID-19 outbreaks among students and staff, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is urging...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Friday, Aug. 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-28-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports slight increase in county’s COVID-19 case growth, raises awareness about mosquito-borne diseases Kent Conty's rate of new COVID-19 cases has increased slightly over the last week, the Kent County...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-29-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer limits indoor gatherings to 10 people, closes indoor bar service across Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders on Wednesday limiting Michigan's indoor gatherings to 10 people and closing indoor bar service across all...

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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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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, May 6 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-06-2020 under NEWS

As of May 6, Kent County has 2,016 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 41 deaths and 609 recoveries. Statewide, there are a confirmed 45,054 cases and 4,250 deaths. The statewide recovery number, last reported on May 1, is 15,659. Shared in this May 4...

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