Omicron Variant Identified in 5 Michigan Counties

The latest COVID-19 variant ommicron has now been identified in five counties in the state of Michigan, officials said Friday. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), a total of six confirmed cases of omicron were discovered in the state as of Friday, Dec. 17. The following counties in Michigan report … Read more

Kent County lawmakers discourage mask mandate in joint letter

KENT COUNTY, Michigan — Kent County lawmakers are encouraging the Kent County health department not to impose a countywide mask mandate, according to a letter addressed to Dr. Adam London. The letter, signed by Representatives Mark Huizenga (District 74), Bryan Posthumus (District 73), Steven Johnson (District 72) and Thomas Albert (District 86), states that while … Read more