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Upton Backs MSU Proposal For PPE

Congressman Fred Upton is waiting on a decision from the FDA on a proposal from Michigan State University for the possible sanitation of personal protective equipment so it can be reused. He tells WSJM News the MSU

State Launches Virtual Food Drive

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced a virtual food drive to help those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. It says its Aging and Adult Services Agency and the Food Bank Council of

Governor Whitmer: Rally Endangered Lives

Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she is “disappointed” by the actions of many of the people who were in Lansing on Wednesday to protest her executive orders regarding COVID-19. “I support your right to free speech, and I

Intercare Operating COVID-19 Test Site

A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site is now up and running at InterCare in Benton Harbor. CEO Velma Hendershott tells WSJM News it opened Friday with the help of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services,

Perrigo Making Hand Sanitizer

West Michigan-based drug maker Perrigo is now making hand sanitizer. The Allegan County company says it’s responding to the needs of hospital, medical, and first responder staff who are running low on supplies. Over the next few

Heart Of Cook Grants Announced

The Berrien Community Foundation has announced this year’s Heart of Cook grant recipients. The Heart of Cook is a grant program run by employees of the Cook nuclear power plant near Bridgman. Each year, the program gives