Wayne County Morgue forced to dig up body long believed to be woman, discovered to be missing man
The Wayne County Morgue was forced to dig up the body of a person who was identified as a woman at the time of burial because that woman is actually alive and well. The body has since been identified as a missing man.
Livonia mayor says city does not have COVID-19 vaccine doses, but trying to change that
LIVONIA, Mich. – One of Metro Detroit’s largest cities is without access to COVID-19 vaccine doses as of Friday, the city’s mayor announced while emphasizing her hope to change this. Livonia Mayor Maureen Miller Brosnan expressed frustration with the Wayne County Public Health Division’s vaccine rollout and distribution. AdHere is the message from the mayor on Friday:“At this time, the City of Livonia does not have access to any vaccine doses, though we are trying hard to change that. The City of Livonia is under the Wayne County Health Department, as are all Wayne County cities (except Detroit, which has its own health department). Under an agreement between Wayne County and local health systems, county residents 65 years of age and older are being vaccinated through those health systems.
Wayne County to begin vaccinating teachers as county receives more doses
DETROIT – The Wayne County Public Health Division is set to receive 8,375 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Although that number is a big difference from the 4,350 doses the county received in its last shipment, there’s still a major shortage. In just a few days, nearly all 8,375 newly received doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be going into the arms of educators in Wayne County. AdBut Wayne County is still technically in Phase 1A, which covers independent necessary health care workers -- a group of 18,000 registered residents in the county. Under an agreement between Wayne County and local health systems, county residents 65 years of age and older are being vaccinated through those health systems.