MCC’s Respiratory Therapists on the Frontline Battling COVID-19

MCC’s Respiratory Therapists on the Frontline Battling COVID-19

Tribune Wire Muskegon – A seasoned respiratory therapist, Keegan Knue understood firsthand the toll that the escalating cases of COVID-19 would take on the Spectrum Hospital staff in Grand Rapids. Before Knue joined the Muskegon Community College faculty in 2017, he spent the previous 12 years working in Spectrum’s Respiratory Therapy Department. “This was my […]

Mercy Health offers drive-through COVID-19 testing

Mercy Health offers drive-through COVID-19 testing

Grand Rapids– Mercy Health now offers two drive-through testing centers, located in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, for patients with a provider order to be tested for COVID-19. As COVID-19 numbers spike in West Michigan, Mercy Health has capacity to test up to hundreds of patients per day while they stay in their vehicles. Designed for […]

Nationally Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus

Nationally Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus

Tribune Newswire According to the Washington Post at least four people — who had worked at Walmart, Trader Joe’s and Giant — have passed away in recent days due to the coronavirus. “Though more than 40 states have ordered nonessential businesses to close and told residents to stay home to stem the spread of the […]

57-year old Muskegon man dies of COVID-19 brings total to four local deaths

57-year old Muskegon man dies of COVID-19 brings total to four local deaths

Muskegon– With great sadness, Public Health – Muskegon County reports one additional COVID-19 death in Muskegon County. The individual was a 57-year-old male. A total of four deaths have been reported for Muskegon County to date.  “We send our deepest condolences to the grieving family and friends at this time,” said Kathy Moore, Muskegon County […]

April is Alcohol Awareness Month – Keep Booze in Check Especially During Coronavirus

April is Alcohol Awareness Month – Keep Booze in Check Especially During Coronavirus

Lansing – As Michiganders hunker down with stay-at-home orders during this coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) urges moderation in booze drinking as it recognizes April as Alcohol Awareness Month. “During this time of coronavirus, be careful of excessive drinking because it can compromise a person’s immune system,” said MLCC Chair Pat […]

Muskegon County COVID-19 Update: Second Positive Case

Muskegon County COVID-19 Update: Second Positive Case

Muskegon – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has notified Public Health – Muskegon County (PHMC) of an additional presumptive positive COVID-19 case in one Muskegon County resident. This is the second positive case in Muskegon County. The case is an adult female whose history includes domestic travel. Public Health – Muskegon […]

First Muskegon County Case of COVID-19 Confirmed

First Muskegon County Case of COVID-19 Confirmed

Muskegon– Testing through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has identified Muskegon County’s first presumptive positive case for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The presumptive positive case is an adult female. No other information is available at this time. Public Health – Muskegon County (PHMC) officials are working on the investigation and contacting […]