As the COVID-19 vaccine is now becoming more available, and we are getting closer to controlling the virus, it is more important than ever that anyone who can get vaccinated does so as soon as they can. The State News' videographer and MSU sophomore Tommy Ruth details his experience with getting the vaccine, and how the process was a sign of hope for things to come. Special thanks to the Genesee County Health Department for their hard work with getting the vaccine distributed, and for their help with the making of this video.
Life on campus at Michigan State University looks a lot different this year. First-year students and Resident Assistant Mickey Atnafe share their thoughts about their experiences in the dorms so far this semester. They touch on the safety protocols and guidelines, social life and the isolation period recently put into effect.
The Ingham County Health Department has teamed up with Michigan State University, Lansing Urgent Care, and the National Guard to administer drive-thru and appointment only COVID-19 vaccines at the MSU Pavilion. Some recipients shared their thoughts about the quick and easy process, as well as the importance of being able to get vaccinated. Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail also describes how the process has been going behind the scenes, addresses common concerns, and encourages all who are able to sign up.