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A line in Bronson Methodist Hospital’s emergency state filing to temporarily add 300 beds epitomizes the main challenge for boosting capacity for an expected surge in COVID-19 patients in the coming weeks.
The fallout from the coronavirus pandemic proves how quickly sentiment can change among philanthropic donors.
As the economic effects of the coronavirus deepen, the nonprofit sector faces unique organizational and financial challenges as it seeks relief and recovery.
Much of the economic data collected in the second half of March do not yet reflect the extent of the effects of the COVID-19 fallout, and yet the economic situation in West Michigan has seldom looked so grim.
The COVID-19 pandemic will take a fast bite of more than $3 billion out of West Michigan’s economic output, driving the region into recession along with the rest of the country.
KALAMAZOO — Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo asked for emergency approval Wednesday to add 105 beds in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 patients.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive order grants hospitals and other care providers greater flexibility in how they use staff and students to treat COVID-19 patients.
GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has moved beds and equipment into Grand Valley State University’s Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences in preparation for a surge in patients from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The mandated closing today of restaurants, bars and other businesses will contribute to a shallow economic downturn for the West Michigan economy.
As progressive political advocates seek lower state income tax rates for most Michigan residents while higher earners pay more for infrastructure needs, the state’s leading business group is bracing for a highly contentious political campaign.