Three Rivers Community Schools Interim Superintendent Nikki Nash announced Monday that Three Rivers will be participating in the MI Backpack Home Tests pilot program, which will provide a limited number of free, at-home COVID-19 antigen tests to students and staff.
Members of the community have just two more dates before the holiday closure to take advantage of the COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics at Glen Oaks Community College.
During an appearance on The Michigan Left with Andrew George last week Dr. Abdul El-Sayed said Americans could see a return to normalcy from the pandemic as early as this summer. With that said, Sayed believes “normal” is too small a bar to hurdle, and shouldn’t be part of the United States’ endgame.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Monday that 502,119 total Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 12,678 have died from the virus, which is an additional 4,992 cases and 80 deaths since Saturday.
At the end of last week, COVID-19 statistics for St. Joseph County stood at 1,752 to date, including 28 cases resulting in death. The numbers, displayed on the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJ)’s coronavirus tracking webpage, mark a rapid increase since early October.
Following a period of several weeks in which daily new cases declined in St. Joseph County, the COVID-19 infection rate climbed again this week with over 30 new cases.
State and local public health officials expressed concern Tuesday about how COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are beginning to rise in Michigan during a press briefing Wednesday afternoon. Hospitalizations have gone up 80% in recent weeks, officials warned.
During a regular meeting of the Three Rivers Community Schools (TRCS) Board of Education on Monday, three public commenters provided criticism of the Lincoln Learning virtual instruction platform adopted as part of the TRCS “Return to Learn” pandemic response plan.
A free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing event will take place this Thursday, August 13 in Three Rivers. The Branch-Hillsdale-St. […]