Kroger Health in Partnership with MDHHS announce a second, free drive-thru COVID-19 testing location
NOVI, MI – Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of Kroger, is opening an additional free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site for patients in the Ypsilanti area. Testing will start May 18th and continue through the end of May, Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (excluding May 25th). Testing will be held in the Ford Elementary School parking lot, located at 2440 E Clark Rd. in Ypsilanti. Interested individuals can determine eligibility and schedule a test at: KrogerHealth.com/covidtesting. Eligibility
Ann Arbor, MI — On May 1st, 2020, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra announced its 2020 – 2021 concert season along with its seven Music Director candidates. These seven candidates were selected from a worldwide search that contained over 225 applications for the position. Each finalist brings a breadth of educational and professional experience with them from many of the industry’s top institutions. In preparation for the season, each candidate worked with the A2SO Artistic Committee to design a program on
Ann Arbor, Mich. -- Midwest Enviro Solutions, an environmental sanitizing and decontamination company, is committed to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus outbreak through their Community Wellness Initiative. “We are fortunate enough to have the means to help protect the health of a community. We feel a strong responsibility to take the necessary precautions to protect employees, workspaces, and the public with EPA approved, and WHO and CDC recommended products to treat COVID-19,” said Owner and
LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following statement after Pfizer Inc. announced that the first participants have been dosed in the U.S. in a clinical trial for the BNT162 vaccine program to prevent COVID-19 infection. The company also announced that initial manufacturing for the COVID-19 vaccine will be conducted in Kalamazoo, Michigan. “This is great news for our families, our neighbors, and those serving on the front lines during this crisis,” said Governor Whitmer.
HOWELL, MI, (May 1, 2020) –Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationally for patient safety, announced that St. Joseph Mercy Livingston has received an “A” ranking on its Spring 2020 scorecard. Amid its response to COVID-19, St. Joe's Livingston was awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. Safety is a core value and a top priority for St. Joe's Livingston. As part of
ANN ARBOR, MI (May 1, 2020) – In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel their traditional free, outdoor events this summer originally scheduled for June 12 – July 5. This announcement follows the cancelation of their indoor, ticketed series in late March. Festival Executive Director Mike Michelon shares, “Although we’re heartbroken that we can’t present the traditional Top of the Park, our team has been working
Better Living personal trainers are teaching strength training classes (Full-Body FIT) over Zoom daily. Each class is lead live by a trainer who teaches the routine, coaches form and keeps everyone moving within their capabilities. Better Living's Strength Training Class Schedule (over Zoom) For the next 2 weeks they are giving the first class free for new participants. Simply enter promotion code: stayathome on the checkout screen. Details below. How to sign up: 1. Click the Link. 2. Create a
(ANN ARBOR – April 27, 2020) A3C Collaborative Architecture (A3C) announced on April 21, 2020 the promotion of Noah Posthuma to Associate. Posthuma has been with A3C since 2014 and has provided Project Management on several University of Michigan projects, as well as, numerous Michigan Medicine projects. He is a vital part of the Healthcare, Education and Municipal workgroups at A3C. Posthuma recently completed the Scio Township Utility Addition and is currently working on two local Fire Station projects.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 30, 2020 – Zingerman’s Delicatessen has fed over 1,600 local health care workers with its community-funded ‘Buy a Sandwich for a Health Care Hero’ program, and the number keeps growing. Fueled by $20 purchases, the program is designed to support health care workers – the frontline of the COVID-19 crisis – with the added benefit of keeping Zingerman’s Deli staff in the kitchen during the statewide shut down of dine-in restaurant service. “Zingerman’s Deli is deeply grateful to the
WASHTENAW COUNTY VOTERS CAN REQUEST TO BE AUTOMATICALLY MAILED AN ABSENT VOTER BALLOT APPLICATION PRIOR TO EVERY ELECTION
Washtenaw County voters interested in voting by mail during upcoming 2020 elections can sign up to receive an Absent Voter Ballot Application automatically prior to every election at Washtenaw.org/Voters. Absent Voter Ballots provide an easy, safe, and secure way to vote without visiting a polling location. The Washtenaw County Clerk/Register’s office has launched an online form to provide a convenient way for Washtenaw County voters to request to be placed on their city or township
If you would like help us support the brave healthcare providers, first responders, and volunteers in our community, consider purchasing a gift card for Mother's Day, for someone you want to reconnect with, or for that special person in your life who is supporting you through this crisis. For every $99 or more gift card purchase (now through April 30, 2020) we will donate an essential treatment to one of these HEROS!
The Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber voices its support for adding LGBTQ protections to Michigan civil rights law
LANSING, MI – The Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti (A2Y) Regional Chamber’s Board of Directors has formally endorsed the Fair and Equal Michigan campaign to add protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to the state Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights ACT. “Protecting everyone against discrimination is key to attracting and keeping some of the most talented people in the world. The Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and all of Washtenaw County benefit from the remarkable people who work and create jobs here, and we