Nightside Report Jan. 4, 2021: CDC updates COVID-19 vaccine guidelines after healthcare workers’ allergic reactions, When you can expect to get your stimulus check

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View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Jan. 4, 2021 at 8:57 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Jan. 4, 2021 at 8:57 p.m. (WDIV)

CDC updates COVID-19 vaccine guidelines after healthcare workers have allergic reactions

DETROIT – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated who should avoid getting a COVID-19 vaccine or use extra caution.

The announcement comes after a few healthcare workers had allergic reactions to the vaccine. The reactions remain rare, but experts said it’s critical that any serious symptoms be treated immediately.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 502,119; Death toll now at 12,678

Metro Detroit weather: After slow start to season snow chances increase

Yet another snow shot is around the corner, but you know what isn’t? Heat! Let’s dig into how cold we’ll get this week.

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4 Fast Facts

  • An 8-year-old girl is in critical condition in a hospital after being shot in the head at an apartment in Southfield. Click here to read more.
  • Concern is growing in Brighton about the coyotes having run-ins with neighborhood pets. Click here to read more.
  • More details have emerged about the family who died in a Lyon Township plane crash together on Saturday. Click here to read more.
  • Monday marks the first day of a new era in the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

When you can expect to get your stimulus check

For many struggling families the $600 stimulus checks could not have come soon enough. They are finally starting to trickle into bank accounts. Here is how to make sure you get your check.

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Where Michigan GOP lawmakers stand on effort to challenge Electoral College count

At least two members of Michigan’s congressional delegation have announced they will be joining the effort to object to the election results in battleground states when lawmakers meet to certify the election on Wednesday. The effort is based on false and inaccurate claims of widespread election fraud and irregularity.

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Michigan Medicine expands eligibility for systemwide COVID-19 vaccination

Michigan Medicine announced in an email to staff on Monday that it has expanded the Phase 1A COVID-19 vaccine priority group after administering more than 11,000 vaccines since Dec. 14.

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