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Coronavirus

Michigan surpasses 70% vaccinated milestone for ages 16 and older

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) today announced that Michigan has reached the state’s 70% goal of eligible residents age 16 and over receiving at least one dose of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. To date, nearly 5.7 million Michiganders have ...

Iron Mountain VA Medical Center expands offering of COVID-19 booster shots

IRON MOUNTAIN — Oscar G Johnson VA Medical Center will offer veterans and employees Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster shots. The safety and care of veterans and our workforce are top priorities for the Department of Veterans of Affairs. This decision follows the Food ...

Boosting COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

WAUSAU, Wis. – Reports of COVID-19 breakthrough cases make national headlines frequently. The most recent example is the death of Colin Powell from COVID-19 complications. These reports are coming at the same time the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing its recommendations ...

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 ...