Metro Detroit’s first veterans home to open in Chesterfield Township, Beaumont Royal Oak doctor says hospitals are at critical levels due to COVID surge

DETROIT – A new veteran home opens in Chesterfield Township.

The tape cutting took place on Friday morning for the huge plant. It is located on the site of an old barracks for the Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

The facility can accommodate 128 veterans and, in some cases, their families. It is the first and only veterans home in Metro Detroit.

This means that veterans like Byron “Kip” Brand can finally get the care they need, where they need it. Brand is an injured Air Force veteran. He will be the first veteran to move into the apartment.

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The sky continues to look lovely tonight. Friday evening will be colder, but Saturday will be milder. Easter Sunday will be fantastic in warmer conditions.

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A doctor at Beaumont Royal Oak Hospital speaks about what he saw.

The COVID case numbers don’t tell the full story of the recent surge in cases. Therefore, Dr. Matthew Sims let people know what he sees at work.

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Two weeks ago, Michigan Health and Human Services issued an emergency order requiring student athletes in contact sports to be regularly tested for COVID.

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The ordinance states that student athletes between the ages of 13 and 19 should be tested in contact sports once a week if they are wearing a mask. They should be tested three times a week if face coverings cannot be worn.

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With more people eligible to get the coronavirus vaccine in Michigan, vaccination fraud is on the rise.

There have been reports of people giving their personal information to scammers who they believed to represent local pharmacies or health departments.

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