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Christina Burkhart


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Past articles by Christina:

Tips for being your best while caring for someone you love

It takes patience, time, and energy to be a caregiver and it isn’t always easy. Ivanhoe has some tips for any type of caregiver. → Read More

Due to coronavirus, Michigan restaurants now taking names and phone numbers

Restaurants must be able to contact customers if there’s a virus case linked to the business. → Read More

Overworked educators eligible for new Michigan grant programs

Teachers can receive up to $500 while support staff can receive up to $250. → Read More

University of Michigan students ordered to stay home amid coronavirus outbreak

The Washtenaw County Health Department issued a public health emergency stay in place order for all undergraduate students on Tuesday. → Read More

Michigan coronavirus cases increase by more than 2,000 for second straight day

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported 2,015 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus on Friday, increasing the statewide total to 143,146. → Read More

Genesee County coronavirus cases in first half of October nearly reach April peak

The Genesee County Health Department reported 833 coronavirus cases from April 1 to 15 and 829 cases of the illness from Oct. 1 to 15. → Read More

App launched in Michigan to alert people exposed to coronavirus

The release is a step toward potentially taking the technology statewide. → Read More

Michigan National Guard planning free coronavirus test site in Oscoda County

The National Guard has more than 20 teams assigned to the community testing effort. → Read More

MIOSHA reissues emergency rules to protect workers from COVID-19

The rules are similar to previous orders from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. → Read More

Whitmer continues nursing home transfers with changes to program

The hubs now will be called Care and Recovery Centers. → Read More

Michigan coronavirus cases increase by most in nearly a week

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported 924 more confirmed cases on Thursday, which increase the state’s total to 109,519. → Read More

Whitmer: Trump is ‘biggest threat’ to America, cost lives

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is sharply criticizing President Donald Trump following revelations he purposely downplayed the deadly coronavirus. → Read More

Michigan offers free college tuition with Future for Frontliners program

On Thursday, the state began offering tuition free college to essential and frontline workers through the Future for Frontliners program. → Read More

State encourages coronavirus protection at U-pick orchards, corn mazes, other fall fun

State regulators are reminding orchards, farms and operators of other fall activities to include coronavirus protections in their plans this season. → Read More

6 free coronavirus testing clinics planned in Michigan this week

This week’s locations include one site in the Upper Peninsula, three in Lake Michigan shoreline communities, one in Ypsilanti and the West Branch location. → Read More

Mid-Michigan and Metro Detroit upgraded to high risk of coronavirus spread

The Detroit and Saginaw regions on the MI Safe Start map both are listed as high risk for coronavirus spreading. → Read More

Whitmer orders workers to stay home if they are sick

Michigan workers are required to stay home if they are experiencing coronavirus symptoms under an order from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. → Read More

Coronavirus cases linked to Central Michigan University top 100 since classes start

The Central Michigan District Health Department says there are 98 confirmed and eight probable cases of the illness related to the return of students to the Mount Pleasant area. → Read More

Meet Rona, Michigan’s fictional tag-along friend starring in coronavirus ad blitz

The coalition of companies designed the campaign to remind Michigan residents of the constant threat from coronavirus in everyday activities. → Read More

Whitmer still studying ‘in earnest’ plans to reopen gyms, bowling alleys and theaters

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said her administration is studying “in earnest” whether those businesses can reopen, but she offered no timetable for a decision. → Read More