State of Health

State of Health is a series about how Michigan communities are rising to address health challengesPrevious coverage examined health disparities and how they affect Michigan's children and seniors and integrated care and its potential to improve Michiganders' health. This series is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.

Longform Nathaniel Bergman administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a homebound resident in her home.
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Longform Dr. Patricia Deldin.
Longform Second graders at Petoskey’s Central Elementary School practice mindfulness in 2019.
Longform Healthy meals are prepared for the Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency's Meals on Wheels program.
Longform A person uses the DayTwo Precision Nutrition app.
Longform Maribeth Leonard in the crisis residential services unit at LifeWays Community Mental Health's new mental health crisis service center, funded by Jackson County's mental health millage.

Mental health millages meet crucial needs in four Michigan counties


Longform Woman walks with an older woman
Longform Carolyn Wilson administers the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to Dr. Eric Kane at Beaumont Service Center in Southfield on Dec. 15, 2020.
Longform Dr. Wassim Tarraf has carried out research on COVID-19's impact on people of color.
Longform Amy Heydlauff, CEO of 5 Healthy Towns Foundation, spearheaded a ReThink Health collaborative in western Washtenaw County.
Longform Mariah Martin.
Longform A Food Bank of Eastern Michigan distribution at the Martus Luna Food Pantry in Flint.
Longform Katrina Jones and Janay Clark.
Longform A Joy for All robotic dog.
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