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NAB: Help Your Community Navigate COVID-19

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With the COVID-19 Delta variant continuing to wreak havoc on our country, the NAB is once again asking broadcasters to do all they can to encourage listeners and viewers to protect themselves. Research from the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) shows that a significant portion of adults who were initially hesitant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine have…

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MIOSHA Encourages Employers to Follow Updated CDC Guidance to Contain the Spread of COVID-19


The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) is strongly encouraging Michigan employers to follow recently updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines due to the Delta variant of COVID-19. “As transmission rates accelerate rapidly in many Michigan counties, Michigan employers should monitor the spread of COVID-19 in their local communities and follow the…

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Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan Announces New PSA

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Nationally Recognized Musicians Support Michigan Tribal Communities Highlighting the Need for Increased Vaccinations Among Young Adults An award winning group with more than 30 million plays on Spotify is lending their music to Michigan tribal communities in a Public Service Announcement (PSA) encouraging the uptake of the COVID vaccines among young adults across Michigan. “The…

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Whitmer: State will Open to Full Capacity June 22

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced (6/17) an accelerated end of all COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masking as COVID-19 cases continue to plummet following increased vaccinations. Beginning June 22, capacity in both indoor and outdoor settings will increase to 100% and the state will no longer require residents to wear a face mask. “Today is…

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Michigan Broadcasters Partner to Air ‘Vaccine Town Hall’ Across State


Editor’s note:  This program is now available for television and radio stations on the MAB website.  You’ll find links on the home page.  Radio and television stations throughout Michigan are setting aside competition and joining with other local broadcasters in their markets to air a special 30-minute noncommercial program entitled “Vaccine Town Hall: Answering Your…

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Beasley Hosts Zoom Event to Get Detroit Vaccinated

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On May 13, Beasley Media Group (Detroit) hosted a Zoom meeting with community leaders to discuss ways to encourage everybody in Metro Detroit to Get Vaccinated in the next installment of Beasley’s Solutions Not Slogans campaign. WDMK-FM (Detroit) on-air personalities Mason and Angie Starr, along with sister station WMGC-FM morning show host Zannie K and…

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CDC: Vaccinated Can Take Masks Off Indoors and Outdoors; MDHHS Updates Guidance

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The Hill reported Thursday afternoon (5/13) that Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidance that says if you are fully vaccinated — two weeks past the last required COVID-19 vaccine dose — you don’t need to wear masks indoors or outside, and you don’t need to maintain physical distance. “The science is…

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Chris ‘Boatman’ Herlein Passes

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The MAB is sad to pass along word that Chris Herlein, affectionately known as “Boatman” by friends and listeners of WWKR-FM (Hart/Ludington), passed away April 18 at age 54, reportedly after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Herlein passed away at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. In a article pubished in, his daughter Heidi Bennet recalled that…

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WDIV Presents ‘Coronavirus Crisis: The Vaccines’

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On April 14, WDIV-TV (Detroit) presented a live, hour-long special called “Coronavirus Crisis: The Vaccines.” The hour-long primetime special was hosted by anchors Devin Scillian and Kimberly Gill along with the station’s Good Health Medical Expert Dr. Frank McGeorge. McGeorge interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden, about why he thinks things…

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