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Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program to provide $55 million in grants for COVID-19 relief efforts
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Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program to provide $55 million in grants for COVID-19 relief efforts

The Michigan Strategic Fund today approved two grant programs – the Michigan Small Business Survival Grants and the Michigan Stages Survival Grants – totaling $58.5 million in relief to help meet the urgent needs of small businesses and live event venues impacted by the COVID-19 virus, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced.

MDHHS new epidemic order allows indoor group exercise, non-contact sports
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MDHHS new epidemic order allows indoor group exercise, non-contact sports

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated its epidemic order today to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain masked and socially distanced, as this has been scientifically shown to slow the virus. This includes indoor group exercise and non-contact sports. The new order is effective Saturday, Jan. 16 and will last until Sunday, Jan. 31.

SBA reopens Paycheck Protection Program
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SBA reopens Paycheck Protection Program

The US Small Business Administration (SBA) has reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) the week of January 11, 2021 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers.

MDHHS extends epidemic order through January 15, updates indoor activity guidelines
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MDHHS extends epidemic order through January 15, updates indoor activity guidelines

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has updated its epidemic order today to allow indoor activities where Michiganders can remain masked, as this has been scientifically shown to slow the virus. This includes in-person learning at high schools and indoor entertainment venues. Casinos, bowling centers and movie theatres will be allowed to reopen with total capacity capped at 100; food and drink concessions closed; and social distancing requirements in place.

$10 million available to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 crisis, recent statewide epidemic orders
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$10 million available to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 crisis, recent statewide epidemic orders

Michigan-based small businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 virus may submit their applications for grants of up to $15,000 through the Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative beginning at 9:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15.

Ford Airport to serve as COVID-19 testing site
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Ford Airport to serve as COVID-19 testing site

To better serve travelers and the West Michigan community, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport has partnered with TACKL Health to host a new COVID-19 testing site beginning Thursday, Dec. 10 – one of the first airports in the nation to do so.

MDHHS extends epidemic order 12 days to ensure COVID-19 surge is stabilizing
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MDHHS extends epidemic order 12 days to ensure COVID-19 surge is stabilizing

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has extended by 12 days the epidemic order that restricts indoor social gatherings and other group activities. The additional 12 days will allow the department to determine the full impact of the Thanksgiving holiday on the spread of COVID-19 across Michigan.

Grand Rapids kicks off #SupportOurGRBiz challenge
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Grand Rapids kicks off #SupportOurGRBiz challenge

The City of Grand Rapids and a host of community partners have started what they hope becomes a viral campaign to support local businesses during the holiday shopping season. The campaign includes self-recorded videos that showcase local businesses and a challenge to multiple friends to do the same.

Kent County Health Department issues public health warning
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Kent County Health Department issues public health warning

Dr. Adam London, administrative health officer at the Kent County Health Department, has issued a public health warning and strong guidelines aimed at curbing community-wide spread of the coronavirus in Kent County and preventing another economic shutdown.

MDHHS issues three-week epidemic order amid fall COVID-19 surge
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MDHHS issues three-week epidemic order amid fall COVID-19 surge

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a new emergency order that enacts a three-week pause targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities in an effort to curb rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates. The order takes effect on November 18, 2020 at 12:01 AM and remains in effect through December 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM.

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