Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event Sunday, Dec. 13 in Clare County
HARRISON, MI - The Central Michigan District Health Department is holding an event featuring free drive-thru COVID-19 testing Sunday, Dec. 13 in Clare County. The event is planned at the Clare County Transportation Corporation facility at 1473 Transportation Drive in Harrison. Testing is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for anyone who wants it, regardless of symptoms, according to a news release. No appointment, screening or doctor’s orders are required, though the department is asking participants to bring a form of identification. Flu shots are also available, typically for free with most insurances or for those who qualify.mlive.com
Central Michigan University students group not “fired up” for classes
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – Central Michigan University shows no signs of shutting down campus as it nears 300 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases associated with it’s university population. The administration is pushing to keep students on campus until it is no longer feasible, but tensions with students are increasing. However, the Central Michigan District Health Department reports it’s identified 260 cases related to CMU’s student population. A group of students participating in a #NotFiredUpForFall campaign put up signs in popular spots on campus Monday calling on the university to suspend in-person classes. CMU President Bob Davies addressed these requests in a letter on Aug. 28.