10 most-read All About Ann Arbor stories of 2020 that weren’t COVID related
The Juneteenth March for Change drew hundreds to the Diag on the University of Michigan's downtown Ann Arbor campus. We’re taking a look at the most-read stories on All About Ann Arbor this year, minus COVID-19 related coverage (because we’re making another list for that). Driver killed, passenger extracted after car vaults from ditch into Ann Arbor WalgreensFrom December: On Dec. 24, an 82-year-old Ann Arbor man was killed when the car he was driving “vaulted” from a ditch into a Walgreens in Ann Arbor. The man was killed and an injured passenger, a 77-year-old Ann Arbor woman who was “significantly pinned” in the vehicle was extracted after 45 minutes. Ann Arbor police on scene of barricaded gunman situation at apartment complexFrom February: On Friday, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to multiple reports of shots being fired in the Hidden Valley Club Apartments in Ann Arbor.
Staffords provide holiday help for families impacted by COVID across Michigan
DETROIT – Every year during the holiday season, Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford and his wife Kelly help several families in need of a pick-me-up. The need is even greater this year due to the COVID pandemic, so the Staffords made it a point to choose families impacted by coronavirus. It was a moment the Wilson family will never forget -- the day Matt and Kelly Stafford connected with them on Zoom. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, but Courtney Wilson and her husband, Chad, also had coronavirus, so they weren’t allowed inside. “Something that’s going to follow us forever and ever.”The Staffords chose ten families impacted by COVID, including frontline workers, people who lost loved ones, struggling businesses and more.
C.S. Mott Poll: 1 in 3 parents to skip child’s flu shot during pandemic
Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at Michigan Medicine suggests that parental beliefs about flu vaccinations may not be impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Our report finds that even during the pandemic, some parents don’t see the flu vaccine as more urgent or necessary. Only 28% of parents who did not get their children a flu shot in 2019, indicated their child is likely to receive the flu shot this year. The poll found that only one-third of parents believe giving their child the flu vaccine this year is more important in comparison to previous years. Find the Mott Poll Report here.