Registration for COVID-19 vaccine at Ford Field now open -- How to register
DETROIT – After a delay in allowing people to register for a COVID-19 vaccine at Ford Field, health officials announced Monday afternoon that registration is now open. FEMA chose Ford Field in Detroit as one of 20 regional vaccination sites across the country. AdHow to register for a vaccineTo register for a vaccine at Ford Field, you can go online at clinic.meijer.com/register/CL2021, or text EndCOVID to 75049. Residents who don’t have access to the internet or need assistance can use the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline to register. Free parking will be available at the vaccination site.
Local 4′s Dr. Frank McGeorge looks back on COVID pandemic on anniversary of first cases
As an emergency room doctor, Local 4′s Dr. Frank McGeorge has been on the frontlines of the fight against COVID from the very beginning. While closures helped in some parts of Michigan -- in Southeast Michigan community spread was already happening. McGeorge worked as an emergency physician at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. AdHe said after the first cases were confirmed, he cared for a man that he was certain had COVID. Gretchen Whitmer reflects on COVID pandemic on anniversary of first cases
They had 'dreams and plans': Detroit honors COVID-19 victims
DETROIT – The city turned an island park into an extraordinary memorial garden Monday as cars packed with grieving families slowly traveled past hundreds of photos of Detroit residents who died from COVID-19. Mayor Mike Duggan declared a Detroit Memorial Day to honor the 1,500-plus city victims of the pandemic. Gretchen Whitmer said at Belle Isle. Cher Coner’s mother, Joyce, had died of sepsis, not COVID-19, but she couldn’t have a traditional funeral because of virus restrictions. He took it and ran with it,” said Coner, whose mother’s photo is on Belle Isle.