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8 reasons why the COVID-19 pandemic is putting pressure on Michigan hospitals again

Hundreds gather outside Michigan Capitol for anti-vaccine mandate rally

People cheer as more than an estimated 1,000 people gather for an anti-vaccine mandate rally outside the Michigan Capitol in Lansing on Friday, August 6, 2021. (Isaac Ritchey | MLive.com)Isaac Ritchey | MLive.com

It’s been nearly a year since the first COVID-19 vaccines became available, but Michigan hospitals are filling up with patients again.

Munson Healthcare, based in Traverse City, has activated protocols for Pandemic Response Level Red for the first time in the organization’s history.