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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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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, April 27 updates

Submitted 04-27-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer signs executive orders establishing new consumer safety measures and extending validity of personal protection orders, The Rapid requires all medically-able riders wear face coverings, and Local Spins publishes West Michigan concert reschedules list.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, April 22 updates

Submitted 04-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department explains uptick in Kent County’s confirmed COVID-19 cases, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services implements strategy to help slow pandemic’s spread in long-term care facilities, and more statements issued April 20-22, 2020.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, April 20 updates

Submitted 04-20-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department gives update on local COVID-19 recovery data, City of Grand Rapids and Kent County share list of mental health resources for locals navigating pandemic, and more statements issued April 17-20, 2020.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, April 17 updates

Submitted 04-17-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer and Headspace launch “Stay Home, Stay MIndful” website offering Michiganders free mental health resources, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs offers emergency relief funds to Michigan nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, and more statements issued April 17, 2020.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Thursday, April 16 updates

Submitted 04-16-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer to coordinate with Midwest governors on reopening region’s economy, Grand Rapids Art Museum and Grand Rapids Civic Theatre continue online engagement during temporary closures, and more statements issued April 15-16, 2020.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, April 15 updates

Submitted 04-15-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids forms Homeless Outreach Team to respond to COVID-19-related homelessness issues, MDHHS expands testing criteria for COVID-19, GVSU announces rescheduled Class of 2020 commencement ceremonies, and more statements from area organizations issued April 13-15, 2020.

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