Category: Health Care

April 12, 2022

A Young Professional’s Guide to Health and Wellness

As a young adult looking to build a career and excel in an industry, the notion of self-care is often underappreciated. Young and healthy individuals often think routine doctor appointments are for their parents and grandparents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top causes of death for individuals in their 20s […]

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February 02, 2022

COVID Tests Delivered by USPS in Freezing Temperatures Could Require Special Precautions Before Use

13 ON YOUR SIDE Jan. 27, 2022 Because of Michigan’s cold winter temperatures, a District Health Department is issuing special guidance on how to properly prepare United States Postal Service delivered COVID-19 tests to ensure proper use. Earlier in January, the Biden administration launched a program that allows Americans to request free at-home COVID-19 tests. […]

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January 28, 2022

Detroit vs. COVID-19

Since the first detection of the Omicron variant on Dec. 1, 2021, COVID-19 cases in the United States have skyrocketed. Every state has been struggling to safely keep businesses and schools open. Larger areas like Detroit are especially struggling with this. Of the 2,564,577 citizens of Detroit, around 112,432 people are currently infected with COVID-19, […]

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January 12, 2022

With Omicron Spreading, Here’s Where to Find a COVID-19 Test

Crain’s Detroit Business Jan. 5, 2022 Dustin Walsh  The testing regime for COVID-19 is anything but efficient. With the omicron variant of the coronavirus rapidly spreading throughout Southeast Michigan, finding a test has become problematic. Hospitals are overrun with people entering emergency departments looking for testing and it’s slowing down operations as those potential COVID-positive […]

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September 30, 2021

Professional Associations for People in Healthcare

Healthcare workers have always played an essential role in society. Their importance has only come more into focus over the past year and a half during the pandemic. Healthcare workers continuously evolve with the ever-changing health landscape, and while a lot is learned in the field, a lot is due to continuing education. Professional development […]

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August 13, 2021

Michigan Colleges and Universities: COVID-19 Precautions 

With the continuing spread of the Delta variant and updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, many universities and colleges around Michigan have updated their policies regarding vaccinations and mask mandates for students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Here is a list of the current policies at 21 colleges and universities in Michigan.  Albion College  Vaccination Requirement: Albion College was the first Michigan college to mandate vaccinations for all students, faculty, […]

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May 03, 2021

Detroit Health System Partners with Tech Companies to Tackle Digital Exclusion and Inequities in Healthcare

Detroit Health System Partners with Tech Companies to Tackle Digital Exclusion and Inequities in Healthcare Henry Ford Health System launches International Competition to Create Solutions and address the digital/healthcare divide for Detroiters with sponsorship from Google Cloud and Miracle Software Systems. DETROIT (April 27, 2021) – Henry Ford Innovations, in partnership with Google Cloud and Miracle Software […]

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April 21, 2021

How the Alzheimer’s Association is Helping Families in Michigan

When I was 12 years old, my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. On our next visit, I began to notice some slight changes, but nothing major. I remember my mother, grandmother and I having a conversation; grandma was telling my mothing what was happening. “I will be in the kitchen putting away the dishes, […]

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April 19, 2021

Getting COVID-19 Vaccinated: My Journey From Fear To Empowerment

“I’d rather get vaccinated than get sick” is seemingly the most logical thought one could have during a year-long global pandemic. But that thought, in fact, was not what first came to my mind when I learned vaccines against COVID-19 would be made available to the public. I asked: “How did they come up with […]

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March 24, 2021

How To Register For The COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic At Ford Field In Detroit

  Michiganders can now begin registering for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Ford Field in Detroit. The community vaccination site is set to officially open. After the registration process is completed, people who have registered will receive an invitation either by voice or text when it’s their turn to schedule the appointment. Vaccine appointments will […]

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