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Newscast Friday, Oct. 30, 2020

Speed is being be linked with those driving under the influence of drugs. Gladstone State Police Post Commander 1st Lt Gregg Cunningham says excessive speed by drugged drivers has resulted in traffic crashes and death. Cunningham attended a virtual meeting of the Capitol Area Traffic Safety Network this week that dealt with the speeding issue by drugged drivers, especially those using marijuana and driving.

 

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OSF St. Francis Hospital and Medical Group has been testing between 140 and 170 patients a day for COVID-19 as numbers continue to climb in Delta County.

 

Dr. William Hook, Chief Medical Officer at OSF, says they have been learning to better manage the numbers of people who need to be tested. It includes a drive-in area that can take the pressure off of the walk-in clinic. 

 

You call 1-833-673-5669 to make an appointment or text OSF to 67634. The website is osfhealthcare.org.

 

 


State Sen. Ed McBroom talks about Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moving the Upper Peninsula from Phase 5 back to Phase 4 in the MI Safe Start Plan as COVID-19 number rise, the State Supreme Court ruling that the governor's ongoing state of emergency under a 1945 law is unconstitutional and what it all means for the U.P. as we move forward.

 

 


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