Flint residents demand $22 million in relief money go toward water bills

Flint, MI– Flint residents gathered outside of City Hall June 10 to demand that local government “stabilize the water fund,” and put a “zero balance” on resident’s water accounts. The protest lasted from 3-6 p.m. Halfway through the event about eight people were present, but the organizer, Rich Jones, said more people came and went […]

Genesee County condenses two COVID vaccine clinics into one Flint ‘mega site’

Genesee County, MI—The Genesee County Board of Commissioners said they will be closing two COVID-19 vaccination sites and replacing them with one “mega site” operated from the Diplomat Pharmacy building. The change will take effect Tuesday, May 11 at which point the clinics at Bishop Airport and Northwestern High School will shut down, the county said […]

COVD cases decline in Flint area for second consecutive week

Genesee County, MI— For the second week in a row, COVID cases in Flint and Genesee County are decreasing.  During the week of April 18, Genesee County confirmed approximately 1,300 cases, according to a report by the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions. Now, that number is just under 800 cases for the week of […]

COVID cases decrease in Flint area for the first time since February

Genesee County, MI— After an eight-week spike in COVID outbreaks, Genesee County numbers are starting to trend downward.  Since April 23, case counts decreased by 41%, according to a report by the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions.  Testing positivity rates also declined from 17.9% to 15.7%, according to the report.  For months, Genesee County […]

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