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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: Friday, April 24 updates

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer extends revised “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15, City of Grand Rapids updates service changes following stay-home order extension, and Local First and local entrepreneur launch free WhatsOpenWM web app promoting open West Michigan business' offerings.

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Grand Rapids Community Foundation y las organizaciones locales de liderazgo Latinx lanzan el Fondo La Lucha para familias indocumentadas y de estatus mixto afectadas por la pandemia de COVID-19

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NEWS

Con la pérdida de empleos provocada por la pandemia y la inelegibilidad para el alivio formal del gobierno, muchas de las familias indocumentadas y de estatus mixto del condado de Kent tienen dificultades llegando a fin de mes.

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Thursday, April 23 updates

Submitted 04-23-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Foundation and local Latinx leadership organizations launch La Lucha Fund for undocumented and mixed status families impacted by COVID-19 pandemic, and more statements issued April 22-23, 2020.

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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: Tuesday, April 21 updates

Submitted 04-21-2020 under NEWS

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services expands COVID-19 testing criteria to include any worker still reporting in-person, Grand Rapids Service Industry Network distributes donated food to local service industry workers in need, and more statements issued April 20-21, 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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