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Hospital offering free antibody tests

TRI-CITY AREA — Free COVID-19 antibody tests are currently being offered at Marlette Regional Hospital. Kohler Propane has provided the funds for 100 tests and the hospital is making them available to the public. “Steve Kohler recov ered from COVID-19 but is...

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Vaccine clinic slots fill quickly

Counties not currently taking appointments, still waiting on additional shipments from the state ST. CLAIR COUNTY — Last week the St. Clair County Health Department started scheduling appointments for older individuals wanting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine but...

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Eager to be immunized

Health Dept. not yet taking appointments for COVID-19 shots; requests patience LAPEER COUNTY — Local health officials are glad there’s many residents eager to receive the COVID-19 vaccine but Lapeer County Health Department Director Kathy Haskins warns it will be a...

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Imlay City man dies in snowmobile crash

IMLAY CITY — The Houghton County Sheriff’s Dept. reports that 61-year-old Jeffrey Scott Schaller of Imlay City died Saturday, Dec. 26 from injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident. According to the Sheriff’s report, at around 4:15 p.m., Schaller lost control and...

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Counties’ COVID numbers continue downward trend

SCC Health Dept. gets first vaccine  shipment; immunizations start this week TRI-CITY AREA — The rate of new COVID-19 infections has continued to trend down over the past week but both Lapeer and St. Clair counties continue to see virus deaths in the double digits....

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Special parade for seniors

Drive-by event this Friday aims to deliver cheer to residents at Imlay City facilities IMLAY CITY — The community is being asked to deliver holiday cheer on four wheels. This Friday, December 18, an Imlay City Seniors Lighted Parade will visit two area senior living...

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Virus deaths rising

TRI-CITY AREA — The number of COVID-19 deaths more than doubled in the past week. Lapeer County has had 11 residents die from the virus between Dec. 1-7 and St. Clair County saw 21 residents pass during that same time period. The week prior Lapeer had four deaths and...

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County officials report fewer COVID-19 deaths

TRI-CITY AREA — Local health departments reported fewer deaths from COVID-19 in the past week, but hundreds of new cases continue to be reported in both Lapeer and St. Clair counties. Lapeer County recorded four deaths between Nov. 24-30, one less than the week prior....

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New virus cases, deaths continue see upward trend

TRI-CITY AREA — Local COVID-19 statistics have continued to trend up over the past week. In Lapeer County, the health department said 416 residents tested positive for the virus between Nov. 17-23—an increase from 363 newly confirmed cases the week prior. The number...

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Health departments update COVID-19 stats

LAPEER COUNTY — On Thursday, the Lapeer County Health Department reported three additional COVID-19 deaths since Monday. That means a total of 46 county residents have died from the virus since this spring. Additionally, 197 new cases were recorded in the last three...

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