Grocers Make Safety Adjustments as Virus Deaths Reach Their Ranks

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, grocers and other retailers are ramping up efforts to keep employees safe.

Bedrock, other Detroit landlords light up buildings to honor essential workers

With the massive shifts occurring daily with COVID-19, businesses of all sizes are learning to adjust, to change how they work, how they give back to their...

Whitmer signs order protecting workers who stay home fearing COVID-19 exposure

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an order Friday that prohibits employers from firing or otherwise retaliating against an employee who stays home fearing they or someone close to them may have gotten COVID-19.

More states issuing stay-at-home orders as COVID-19 continues to spread, kill

More and more states are issuing stay-at-home orders as the coronavirus continues to spread, causing more than 5,600 deaths in the United States.

Whitmer closes schools for remainder of the year

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday ordered face-to-face instruction in all K-12 schools to be suspended the rest of the year.

Trump: ‘Very tough two weeks’ coming in COVID-19 battle

The number of cases and, more importantly, the number of deaths from the coronavirus are expected to rise, prompting President Donald Trump to say the next two weeks are going to be "very tough."

Researchers team to bring COVID-19 drug trials to southeast Michigan

Doctors from four local health systems and researchers at Wayne State University are teaming up to bring COVID-19 drug trials to southeast Michigan.

State looks for ‘alternate sites’ for COVID-19 patients, seeks federal disaster declaration

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will seek a federal disaster declaration, and the state will develop 'alternative sites' for COVID-19 patients.

COVID-19 case study: How one couple pivoted when forced to close less than a...

Beatrice Wolnerman and her husband, Eli, opened a business in February, only to have to shut it down due to the coronavirus. But they're finding ways to make it work.

Whitmer eases restrictions on pharmacists, makes prescription refills easier

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Wednesday that lets pharmcists to dispense emergency refills of prescriptions.

Whitmer calls for donations as hospitals face shortage of essential supplies

Hospitals around the state are struggling to keep up with the patient load caused by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer put out a call for help getting them supplies.

Hair, nail, tanning salons as well as tattoo services halted in Michigan per ex...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer late Saturday issued an Executive Order temporarily closing hair, nail and tanning salons along with other “non-essential personal-care services."

Oakland County: Malls, playgrounds, ‘unessential’ businesses must close

Oakland County officials Saturday closed all of its malls as of noon, one more step toward "social distancing" to help offset the spread of COVID-19.

General Motors, ventilator manufacturer team up to increase production in light of COVID-19

One of Detroit’s largest automotive manufacturers and producer of the manufacturer of the first and only Multi-Function Ventilator announced Friday they are coming together to help ramp up production of ventilators for medical patients affected by COVID-19.

California issues stay-at-home order, Pennsylvania restricts businesses

The governors of California and Pennsylvania have taken some of the more drastic measures in dealing with the spread of COVID-19.

Michigan suffers first death related to COVID-19

More than 120 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States, but Michigan's first death came Wednesday morning at a Wayne County Beaumont Health facility.

Another 11 COVID-19 cases lift Michigan’s total to 65

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, more cases keep adding to the state's total.

Experts offer keys to businesses navigating fast-changing COVID-19 impacts

Employment law experts are advising businesses to slow down and consider the effects of proposed legislation and examine their own remote work plans when dealing with coronavirus complications.

DAC closes to meet Whitmer’s order, will ‘support’ employees

The Detroit Athletic Club, which closed its doors Monday in keeping with an order from Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, will make a financial investment to "support" its employees during the closure.

Trump issues virus guidelines including no gatherings of 10 or more

President Donald Trump Monday called the coronavirus "an invisible enemy," and issued 15-day guidelines for all Americans to follow.
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