A Space Force director was investigated for wearing a chartreuse mankini around colleagues and keeping a case of sex toys in the office — and kept his job, report says
Andrew Cox, as director of the Pentagon's Space Security and Defense Program, acted "like a 13-year-old boy," Air Force Times reported co-workers said.news.yahoo.com
Michigan warns of increasing COVID-19 cases, especially in southeast, as BA.2 circulates
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding residents that yes, COVID-19 remains a threat. Overall, the seven-day average of new, confirmed cases in Michigan is the highest it has been since February. RELATED: Cases, hospitalizations up again: Michigan COVID data for Thursday, April 21This is not unexpected, according to the health department. The state health department encourages people to test before group celebrations and gatherings, especially when vulnerable people, older people and residents with pre-existing medical conditions, will be in attendance. Last week, about 1,600 people received a first dose, according to the state health department.mlive.com
Michigan officials focus on vaccinations, less on restrictions
STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Michigan Department of Health and Human Services director Elizabeth Hertel visited a new drive-thru COVID vaccination site Wednesday in Sterling Heights. The new vaccination site is located in the former Sears automotive center at Lakeside Mall. READ: Michigan COVID-19 vaccinations: How to find appointments, info on phasesHertel said it’s shots, not shut-downs that are needed to put a dent in the skyrocketing cases of COVID. “We have seen an increase of 118% of cases,” said Macomb County health director Andrew Cox. With no restrictions being put back into place, how high do county health officials think cases need to go before more action is taken?
Macomb County ramps up COVID vaccination efforts with new clinic
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – As COVID cases in Michigan rise, Macomb County is ramping up its efforts to get more people vaccinated. A new vaccine clinic opened Monday at the South West Macomb County Health Department. Chesterfield Township Supervisor Dan Acciavatti announced that the Chesterfield Township Senior Center will soon open as a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Macomb County is working to get as many people vaccinated as fast as possible. Click here to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine in Macomb County.
Macomb County to open new COVID-19 vaccination site Monday
WARREN, Mich. – Macomb County is ramping up its efforts to get more people vaccinated for COVID-19. It is the fourth county-affiliated COVID vaccination site in Macomb County. Other county sites include the mass vaccination site at the Verkuilen Building in Clinton Township, the Richmond-Lenox EMS drive-through site and the Sterling Heights Senior Center site. That site will lead you to the actual vaccine appointment site: macombcovidvaccine.itfrontdesk.com/apptonline. AdNOTE: On Monday morning (March 29), the site indicated appointments were unavailable at all four Macomb County vaccine locations.
Macomb County planning to extend COVID-19 vaccine clinic hours, increase capacity
The Macomb County Health Department announced that it will extend its clinic hours at the Verkuilen Building in Clinton Township as well increase capacity. Additionally, the department will increase the number of doses given per hour by 25% -- going from 12,000 doses distributed each week to 17,500 doses. “With these increases and expansions, we will be able to serve a greater number of individuals in our county,” said Andrew Cox, director, Macomb County Health Department. Those who live or work in Macomb County will be able to choose a location to receive a vaccine through an online scheduler. “As eligibility opens up, Macomb County will continue to find innovative solutions for serving our population,” said County Executive Mark Hackel.
Macomb County Health Department expands eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine
Macomb County Health Officer Andrew Cox said this is the next step to ensure all vulnerable population groups can have safe access to the vaccine right here at home. DETROIT – On Saturday, the Macomb County Health Department announced the expansion of priority groups eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “We are encouraged to see a number of positive trends with our vaccination strategy here in Macomb County,” said Macomb County Executive, Mark Hackel. Flashpoint 3/14/21: Energy secretary Jennifer Granholm, county leaders to weigh in on crucial issuesAdMacomb County Health Officer, Andrew Cox, said this is the next step to ensure all vulnerable population groups can have safe access to the vaccine. Michigan announced Friday that all residents age 16 and up will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on April 5, nearly a month before the May 1 date pledged by President Joe Biden.
Michigan reps. concerned over COVID vaccine rollout to pharmacies
The White House has selected specific pharmacies in each state to receive and administer coronavirus vaccines to help ramp up vaccine distribution. See: What we know about the process of getting COVID-19 vaccine doses to pharmacies“Statewide, 20,000 doses are going to Ride Aid pharmacies -- 200 stores across the state. So that’s only going to leave 100 doses per store,” said Andrew Cox, director of the Macomb County Health Department. Macomb County is a large Michigan county with a large senior and vulnerable adult population. Last week, the state gave Macomb County about 7,300 doses of the coronavirus vaccine.