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Grand Rapids Priority Health Further Expands Access to Home Medication Deliveries due to COVID-19

Priority Health in Grand Rapids, the second largest health plan in Michigan, has announced it is further expanding its access to home medication deliveries in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Members now can use...
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U-M Researchers Study Whether Wastewater Can Give Early Warning of COVID-19 Spread

A research team from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and Stanford University in California are studying whether COVID-19 can be detected in wastewater before cases spike in hospitals. Infected individuals shed viruses...
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Drive Up COVID-19 Test Site to Open at Detroit’s Michigan State Fairgrounds on Friday

A new drive up COVID-19 test site will open Friday at the Michigan State Fairgrounds in Detroit thanks to a coalition of southeast Michigan governments and health care systems called the Coronavirus Community Care...
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Grand Rapids’ Meijer to Install Sneeze Guards in All Stores, Livonia’s Pet Supplies Plus...

Grand Rapids’ Meijer today announced it plans to install plexiglass shields beginning next week at the checkout lanes at all of its 248 stores across the Midwest to help protect its employees and customers...
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Troy’s Meritor Stops Most Production, Implements Cost Reduction Measures

Troy’s Meritor Inc., a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking, and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets, has stopped most production and implemented temporary cost reduction measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The...
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Detroit to Install Temporary Dams Along River to Prevent Flooding as Great Lakes Levels...

The City of Detroit today announced it is expected to begin installing temporary dams the week of March 30 along the Detroit River and canal seawalls as part of a $2 million project to...
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MEDC Creates Online Platform Designed to Locate, Offer Supplies Needed During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Pure Michigan Business Connect program of Lansing’s Michigan Economic Development Corp. is expanding its free online procurement and donation assistance platform by including donations from suppliers capable of filling health and human service...
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Area Foundations Offer Funds for COVID-19 Relief, Hudson-Webber Foundation Announces Grantees

A group of local and national foundations have announced strategies to meet emerging community needs linked to the COVID-19 crisis. The initial funders include the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, DMC Foundation, Facebook Community...
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Midwest Growth Capital Symposium Moves Online, Partners with InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum

Due to COVID-19, the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium has partnered with the InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum to present the virtual 2020 Midwest Venture Showcase on May 5. It will highlight Midwest companies seeking early-stage...
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General Motors Strengthens Balance Sheet in Response to COVID-19, Suppliers Help Battle Medical Supply...

Detroit’s General Motors Co. announced today it intends to drawdown about $16 billion from its revolving credit facilities. The company says the action will increase its cash position and preserve financial flexibility in light...

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