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Of the three major waves of COVID-19 hospitalizations to hit Kalamazoo, doctors say the current one is the worst because it's lasting so long.

Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo - file photo from WMUK

Wednesday was the deadline for Bronson Hospital employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the seasonal flu. Bronson announced in a statement that 7,808 employees, or 93.3 percent of its workforce, were fully vaccinated as of Wednesday's deadline. 

The School Mask Debate Continues

Sep 10, 2021
John McNeill / WMUK

Although the pandemic continues, Kalamazoo Public School officials say there haven't been any COVID-related problems - so far.

Kalamazoo School Mask Mandate Defended

Sep 8, 2021
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Kalamazoo County's public health officer says he has no regrets about ordering schools to adopt COVID-19 mask mandates.

Portage Schools Face Anger Over Masks

Aug 24, 2021
John McNeill / WMUK

Students and staff in the Portage Public Schools will be masking up when classes start next month. That's after a mandate issued by Kalamazoo County's health department to help limit the spread of the "Delta" variant of COVID-19.