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COVID-19 Testing Locations in Washtenaw County

As COVID-19 testing continues, multiple clinics and hospitals in Washtenaw County are offering testing. Testing methods include nasal swab and blood draw options but vary by each location. Testing requirements and hours may change so please call ahead or check the website for the most up to date information.  Ascent Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinic

November’s Election is Fast Approaching, Are You Ready to Vote?

Registering to vote is more important now than ever before. With a pandemic, protests, and general chaos, restoring our democracy is one of the most important goals we should have with the Presidential Election in November.  If you haven’t registered to vote, there is still time! The Michigan Secretary of State has made a simple

The Truth About Human Trafficking: Local expert Bridgette Carr dispels common myths and offers real solutions

The phrase “human trafficking” can conjure up terrifying images of teenage girls being snatched up at the local mall— a problematic misconception about the realities of human trafficking.  Bridgette Carr, director of the University of Michigan Law Human Trafficking Clinic, explains that “buying into this type of narrative is harming those who are actual victims

MICNP Fundraiser Helps Deliver Face Shields to Nurses in Michigan

The Sharing for Shields fundraising program successfully delivered face shields to professionals at the University of Michigan and St. Joseph Mercy hospitals in Ann Arbor. The Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) was able to donate over 1,100 face shields during the pandemic crisis. Face shields were received from individuals and businesses across Michigan, with