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Mark Bugnaski / WMU

Hospitals everywhere face a severe shortage of personal protection equipment, or PPE, because of the COVID-19 crisis. But three departments at Western Michigan University are trying to help.

Kalamazoo County Administration Building - file photo from WMUK

Kalamazoo County health officials say two people have died due to COVID-19. Both are described as “older adults with underlying health conditions.” 

Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo

The coronavirus outbreak means big changes for Kalamazoo's monthly Art Hop. Starting Friday, April 3, it goes virtual.

Andy Robins / WMUK

One-and-a-half million Michigan students will not be heading back to classes until next fall, at the earliest. Governor Gretchen Whitmer made the announcement about K-12 schools Thursday, April 2.


Western Michigan University says a student has tested positive for COVID-19.