Coronavirus in West Michigan: On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Federal Judge in Grand Rapids Says MI Gyms Can Reopen on June 25
Governor Whitmer plans on appealing the ruling.
Michiganders Must Wear a Face Mask When Shopping Until July 15
Gov. Whitmer extended the state of emergency through July 16.
Fast Food Chains Across U.S. including in MI Adding Jobs
We're talking thousands of job openings are available across the nation at fast-food restaurants, with locations in West Michigan.
MI is "On Track" to Contain COVID-19 Spread Throughout State
While other states are increasing in confirmed cases of COVID-19, Michigan is on track to successfully contain the spread of the coronavirus.
A Filmmaker Turned His Tiny Short Into the #1 Movie in America
“Unsubscribe” was the number #1 movie in America last week thanks to a clever scheme.
Michigan's Response To COVID-19 Is One Of The Best In The Nation
I think it is about time for Michiganders to give a big thanks to Big Gretch for her very strict but effective response to COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic.
Social Distancing Shoes are Available
Everywhere you hear about “social distancing” and keeping at least 6 feet away from each other. A Romainian shoe maker has come up with a solution….Grigore Lup -- a Transylvanian cobbler who has been making shoes for 39 years -- has developed long-nosed size 75 shoes.
Miggy is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday
Miggy is 6-years-old and an absolute love bug. He is friendly with everyone he meets, always greeting you with a big, goofy smile!