Michigan Updates Quarantine Guidance For Masked StudentsThe state-issued updated guidance on Sept. 8 to help Michigan schools and local health departments navigate whether students exposed to a coronavirus-infected student should quarantine at home or stay in school.
MDHHS Continues Mobile Food Pantries In Flint During SeptemberThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will continue to provide mobile food pantries to Flint residents throughout September.
Catholic School In Lansing Loses Appeal Over Mask PolicyA Catholic school in Lansing has lost an appeal over a Michigan policy that required masks on young kids earlier in the pandemic.
MDHHS Updates School Guidance, Recommends Universal Masking To Prevent Spread Of COVID-19On Friday, Aug. 13, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services made updates to its recommendations for schools to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
First Case Of West Nile Virus Detected In Michigan In 2021Cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been detected in animal and mosquito populations in Michigan again, emphasizing the importance of people taking precautions to stay safe from mosquito-borne illnesses.
MDHHS To Offer COVID-19 Vaccines At 22 Neighborhood Testing SitesTo increase access to COVID-19 vaccines, the MDHHS is collaborating with 22 neighborhood testing sites to offer COVID-19 vaccines, in addition to testing for coronavirus.
MDHHS: Eligible Michigan Families To Receive Additional Pandemic Food Assistance Benefits In AugustThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced that all families eligible to receive pandemic-related food assistance benefits will receive an additional monthly payment in August.
Advocates Push For Vaccine Accessibility For Disabled ResidentsThe disabled community has its share of challenges, but having access to health care shouldn’t be one of them.
MDHHS: Tips For Identifying, Avoiding Harmful Algal BloomsThe Michigan Department of Human Health and Services warned Michiganders, and those visiting Michigan throughout the summer, to be aware of the harmful algal blooms.
17 Cases Of COVID-19 Connected To Faster Horses Festival, MDHHS Urges Attendees To Get TestedMichiganders who attended the Faster Horses Festival are being asked to get tested for COVID-19.
Michigan Experiencing Large Increase In Reports Of Legionnaires’ DiseaseThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is collaborating with local health departments to investigate a recent increase in reports of Legionnaires’ disease.
MDHHS Order Eliminates Restaurant Restrictions Starting June 1A new state health department order eliminates several COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants.
Michigan GOP Raises Concern About $155,000 For Robert Gordon, Former Health and Human Services DirectorNew questions tonight in the separation payments to former Michigan officials who had key roles during the pandemic just a day after Governor Whitmer deflected questions about the topic, saying it’s just standard procedure.
New App Tracks Michigan Covid CasesIf you want to keep up with coronavirus contact tracing in Michigan, there’s an app for that.
MDHHS Mask Mandate Draws Support And CriticismMDHHS officials say violators of the order can be fined up to $1,000 and charged with a misdemeanor.