State of Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued another COVID-19-related executive order. The order says employees who think they have the disease have a right to stay home.




Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist on Friday announced a program to help businesses with fewer than 500 employees retain workers during the coronavirus outbreak.            

Matt Ozanich

Today we’re continuing our weekly snapshot of activity around coronavirus and Covid-19 cases in Michigan.


Michigan today reported nearly 2,000 new confirmed cases of Covid 19. 

The state saw 1,953 new cases … and 62 new deaths. That brings Michigan’s total to 12,744 cases and 479 deaths. 

This since Michigan reported its first case on March 10.


GVSU.EDU / Grand Valley State University


Low-income families are being especially hard-hit during the coronavirus pandemic. Grand Valley State University is donating all produce grown from its educational farm to those who need it most.