Health & Fitness

City Of Detroit Offering COVID Treatment

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/17 10:39A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) – Rapid testing, on-site evaluations and prescription medications. That s what the City of Detroit is now offering to residents to help curb COVID cases. What we ve added to that is the ability to assess a person who has a positive...

FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots For Children Ages 5 To 11

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/17 5:11A Health – CBS Detroit
(CNN) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency use authorization for a booster dose of Pfizer/BioNTech s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 at least five months after completion of the primary vaccine series. Pfizer...

Ferndale Schools District Reinstating Face Masks Starting This Week

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/16 4:14P Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Ferndale Public Schools district reinstated its masks mandate indoors for students and staff beginning Monday. In an announcement on the district s website , the decision came the school officials were informed of high COVID...

US Overdose Deaths Hit Record 107,000 Last Year, CDC Says

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/11 9:17A Health – CBS Detroit
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 107,000 Americans died of drug overdoses last year, setting another tragic record in the nation s escalating overdose epidemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated Wednesday. The provisional 2021...

Beaumont Doctor Seeing Large Increase In Flu Cases

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/4 10:13A Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Doctors in Metro Detroit say there’s something going around, and its not COVID. “First thing we think is COVID, so it was negative so the next thing I called my doctor, he said he says wow I just had the same symptoms,”...

Planet Fitness Offers Teens Free Summer Gym Access

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/3 4:24P Health – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Planet Fitness announced Monday it is offering teens free access to its facilities this summer. The national franchise announced The High School Summer Pass Initiative, allowing students ages 14 to 19 to participate. As the leader...

CDC Restates Recommendation For Masks On Planes, Trains

CBS Detroit (Health) 5/3 10:06A Health – CBS Detroit
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Tuesday restated their recommendation that Americans wear masks on planes, trains and buses, despite a court ruling last month that struck down a national mask mandate on public transportation. Americans age...
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