Today the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services along with Governor Whitmer announced the first four winners in the MIShotToWin.com sweepstakes. West Michigan's Larita Lee of Wyoming was one of the $50,000 winners.
Today the parent company that runs Mercy Health System in West Michigan, Trinity Health based in Livonia, announced that they will immediately begin requiring that employees receive the Covid-19 vaccination.
Grand Valley State University plans to give out $100 to 1,000 GVSU students this summer in an effort to increase the student vaccination rate before classes start this fall. Their Virus Action Team hopes to have 70% of the student body vaccinated by fall.
Over the weekend the Ottawa County Health Department verified that the highly contagious Covid-19 variant, B.1.617.2, otherwise known as the Delta variant was confirmed in a vaccinated adult in Ottawa County.