• Governor Reynolds Expands COVID-19 Closure List to Include Dental Offices, Clothing Stores and More

    11 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Governor Kim Reynolds is closing down dental offices and clothing stores and suspending elective surgeries as she tries to keep more Iowans home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Governor Reynolds announced the expansion of her State Public Health Emergency Declaration in a press conference on Thursday afternoon from Camp Dodge.
    Among the changes the governor announced:
    Suspending non-essential surgeries Dental and orthodontic clinics except for emergency procedures Extends current closure of restaurants, bars, salons and gyms to April 7th Closing book, clothing, shoe...
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  • Holland woman to fellow Gen Zers: Take COVID-19 seriously

    11 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Holland resident Mia Marroquin, a junior at Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana, traveled to Spain for spring break. After returning home, she tested positive for COVID-19.
    At 20 years old, she's putting out a warning to other young adults that coronavirus is serious for everyone.
    Marroquin was tested on March 17 and received positive results March 21.
    “I had a sore throat,” she told News 8 Thursday, describing the start of her symptoms. “I didn't really think much of it because I was just on a 10-hour international flight, jet lagged, all that stuff. I went...
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  • Jumanji Actress Laura Bell Bundy Has Coronavirus And She's Walking Fans Through Her Symptoms

    Jumanji Actress Laura Bell Bundy Has Coronavirus And She's Walking Fans Through Her Symptoms

    12 days ago - By Cinema Blend

    Another celebrity has tested positive for COVID-19.
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  • A journal, Day 9: COVID-19 test negative. What next?

    12 days ago - By Wood TV

    **Editor's note: Target 8 investigator Ken Kolker was tested for COVID-19 on March 17 after returning from a conference where two participants tested positive. This is another installment in his daily journal.
    > > Journal: Days 1-6 | Day 7 | Day 8
    March 26:
    Get a text from my doctor just after 4 p.m. today: “Test negative - that's good news.”
    His office had tested me yesterday after an initial test came up negative. He was worried because of my possible exposure (in New Orleans and Los Angeles, both hot spots), because of my autoimmune issues, my history of blood clots in lungs, because my...
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  • Kzoo officer tests positive for COVID-19; exposed off-duty

    12 days ago - By Wood TV

    Mich. - The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says one of its officers has tested positive for COVID-19.
    The officer was exposed to the virus while off-duty. The department says the officer is currently off work and recovering at home.
    It was announced on Monday a Kalamazoo County sheriff's deputy had tested positive for COVID-19. Sheriff Richard Fuller says only some close friends and family of the deputy had to be quarantined and not the general public.
    The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan nearly reached 2,900 as of Wednesday. According to the latest state...
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