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 Kevin Fischer.
Longform Ronald Taylor.
Longform Belle Harvest farmer Tom Heffron checks a worker's temperature using a touchless thermometer.
Longform Ebony Reddock.
Longform Winona Bynum at Old City Acres farm in Belleville.
Longform People walk and bike down Washington Street in Ann Arbor.
Longform Michigan National Guard members volunteer at Food Gatherers.
Longform Memes used by the Berrien County Health Department and Spectrum Health Lakeland to promote COVID-19 awareness.
Longform Warmline peer support specialist Elizabeth Forejt of Grand Rapids.
Longform Arbor Circle therapist Marvin Mckenzie simulates a telehealth visit with a colleague.
Longform Tri-County Office on Aging volunteer Robin Barfoot makes a friendly reassurance call from her home.
Longform Health journalism infographic
Longform Susan Salhaney and Ewa Matuszewski at Judson Family Center in Warren.
Longform Meals on Wheels driver Lamar Ellington gives Beverly Sullivan, 79, a meal delivery for her mom, Ellen Dennis, 97.
Longform Carrie Hays McElroy and Michelle Moccia.
Longform R2AAA elder-abuse victims specialist program manager Angela Shepherd, R2AAA assistant director Kara Lorenz-Goings, and R2AAA executive director Julie Wetherby.
Longform Community integrated paramedics Kim Whalen and Lt. Kevin Bailey of the Bloomfield Township Fire Department conduct a patient visit.
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