September 20, 2021

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Duggan update on Detroit’s COVID-19 response

Mayor Mike Duggan will provide an update to the City of Detroit’s reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Observe the information meeting right here.

Duggan is predicted to announce expanded eligibility for Detroiters to obtain vaccinations at the TCF Middle, next Wednesday’s initially total working day of vaccinations which he believes is the starting of the end of a pandemic that walloped the metropolis.

“This is the very first move to receiving our lives again,” Duggan explained. “We want our city again. We want our state back again. We want our lives back, and it all is dependent on vaccines.”

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Duggan, along with President and CEO of Detroit Economic Development Corporation Kevin Johnson, is also predicted to outline additional COVID-19 reduction grants to guidance modest enterprises impacted by the pandemic. 

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Director of Arts and Society Rochelle Riley is also predicted to be part of Duggan to announce a grant from the Kresge Basis that will support guidance the performance arts group and share details on future situations to rejoice Black Historical past Month. 

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Chief Community Wellbeing Officer Denise Truthful is also expected to be part of Duggan at the news convention.