Coronavirus in West Michigan: On February 11, 2020 the World Health Organization announced an official name for the disease that is causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak, first identified in Wuhan China. The new name of this disease is coronavirus disease 2019, abbreviated as COVID-19. In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as “2019 novel coronavirus” or “2019-nCoV”. There are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild upper-respiratory tract illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel (or new) coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans. The name of this disease was selected following the World Health Organization (WHO) best practice for naming of new human infectious diseases.
Here‘s What ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Looks Like During the Pandemic
Some things have changed.
Officials Not Required to Wear Masks According to MHSAA
With high school sports approaching, the MHSAA will not require officials to wear masks.
Gov. Whitmer Says Gyms Can open Wednesday and Sports May Resume
For sure gyms and fitness centers can re-open on Wednesday. As for competitive sports, she put that on the athletic associations and school districts to decide.
High School Football Could Happen in Michigan This Fall After All
The Michigan High School Athletic Association says watching other states play football and not have massive outbreak problems on their hands has led to new discussions.
IKEA Donates $1.2M to Michigan's COVID-19 Relief Fund
To date, this has been the largest donation made to the fund.
Check Out Michigan's List Of COVID-19 Restrictions By Region
With all of the executive orders due to coronavirus, it's hard to keep all of the restrictions, regulations, and rules straight, especially when they change depending on where you live.
G.R. Ford Airport First in Country to Test UV Robot for COVID-19
No other airport in the country is utilizing UV technology as a form of disinfection.
Watch Zeeland Christian School's Funny AF "Mask, Mask Baby" Video
Why read a boring school handbook when you can watch a hilarious video instead?
REPORT: The Big 10 Has Officially Postponed the Football Season
There will be no football for Big 10 teams this fall. ESPN is reporting that various sources within the conference have confirmed to them that the conference is postponing football season with hopes of being able to play the season out in the spring.
You Can Use Your Instant Pot To Sanitize N95 Masks
Not only can your Instant Pot cook a whole chicken in under 30 minutes, it can now kill COVID-19 on your masks in under an hour.