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Coronavirus

Aspirus Health first to offer COVID-19 antibody therapy in clinics

LAURIUM — COVID-19 antibody therapy is now available as a subcutaneous injection, allowing Aspirus Health to administer its first treatments in a clinic setting at Aspirus Iron River and Aspirus Keweenaw Clinics. This life-saving treatment is a combination therapy of Casirivimab and ...

Pfizer COVID-19 boosters available through Aspirus

WAUSAU, Wis. – Booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are available through Aspirus. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved a booster shot at least six months after the completion of their Pfizer vaccine primary ...

Free COVID-19 antigen testing and vaccination clinics announced

HANCOCK — The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department announces that it has partnered with the Michigan National Guard to provide weekly free community wide COVID-19 antigen testing and vaccination sites at several locations in the health district. The free clinics begin this week and run ...

Prioritization of cases

Due to the rising number of COVID cases in Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties, you may receive a delay in receiving a response to your call. For general questions related to COVID, please call the MDHHS Hotline: 888-535-6136 or email COVID19@michigan.gov. Effective ...

Booster doses for those who received Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine recommended for 65 and older, those with underlying health conditions and those at increased risk of COVID-19 due to occupation

LANSING – Following FDA approval, recommendations from the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and additional recommendations by the CDC director, the Michigan Department of Health and Humans Services (MDHHS) is urging certain Michiganders to get a booster shot if they ...