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Community updates: Friday, May 22

Submitted 05-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department confirms ample coronavirus testing capacity for Kent County, Gov. Whitmer extends "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order through June 12, and more statements issued May 21-22.

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Community updates: Wednesday, May 20

Submitted 05-20-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids shares updates on pandemic response and recovery efforts, Grand Rapids Community College plans flexible learning options for fall semester students, and more statements issued May 19-20.

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Community updates: Monday, May 18

Submitted 05-18-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department addresses Gov. Whitmer’s reopening plan following partial Northern Michigan reopening, Whitmer issues executive order expanding pandemic-related worker protections.

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

Submitted 05-15-2020 under NEWS

Kent County coalition launches back-to-work resource website, Michigan's COVID-19 Hotline now offering free emotional support counseling, and more statements issued May 14-15.

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

Submitted 05-13-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids shares update on pandemic response and recovery efforts, Michigan health departments begin contact tracing phone calls to exposed residents, and Opera Grand Rapids launches Education in Place web series amid continued public closures.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, May 11 updates

Submitted 05-11-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges awareness of coronavirus resurgence risk amid gradual reopenings, Michigan Air National Guard’s 127th Wing to fly aircraft over Grand Rapids as part of May 12 flyover saluting Michigan frontline workers, and more statements issued May 9-11.

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

Submitted 05-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department begins offering testing for all Kent County first responders, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services uses CARES Act funds to help aging Michiganders, and more statements issued May 4-6.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, May 4 updates

Submitted 05-04-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids invests $67 thousand in resident leadership projects focused on COVID-19 resiliency, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services launches 24/7 crisis text line for Michiganders experiencing mental health issues during pandemic, and more statements issued May 2-4.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, May 1 updates

Submitted 05-01-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer issues executive orders extending several of state’s pandemic mitigation efforts and reopening outdoor work, Kent County Health Department adds features to its Data Dashboard, and Grand Rapids Community Foundation joins #GivingTuesdayNow movement supporting pandemic relief.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, April 29 updates

Submitted 04-29-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids announces $13 million in budget cuts and partial hiring freeze in response to pandemic, Gov. Whitmer announces "Futures for Frontliners" education program and "Child Care Relief Fund," and more statements issued April 27-29.

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