Children's Service Agency's Demetrius Starling Shares State of Foster Care in MichiganStarling joined Lisa Germani on Community Connect to discuss and focus on the foster care aspect of his job, and MDHHS's role in the safety of Michigan foster care children.
Michigan Reports 55 Monkeypox CasesMichigan is now reporting 55 monkeypox cases in the state as of Tuesday, with the highest number of cases being in Detroit.
CDC Reports 6 Monkeypox Cases In MichiganThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported six cases of monkeypox in Michigan.
Free COVID-19 Tests Available To 60K Michigan Households In At-Risk CommunitiesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is providing 300,000 free COVID-19 tests to 60,000 households in at-risk communities.
Michigan Reports Its First Probable Case Of Monkeypox In Oakland CountyThe first probable case monkeypox case in Michigan has been detected in Oakland County, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.
Henry Ford Health, MSU And U Of M Awarded $300K To Expand Sickle Cell ClinicsMDHHS says the Sickle Cell Clinic Expansion and Enhancement Program offers new resources to help providers increase patient access to quality multidisciplinary health care and improve care coordination. It also aims to establish preferred provider networks focusing on sickle cell disease.
Replacement Food Assistance Benefits, Emergency Relief Available To Residents Affected By Gaylord-Area TornadoThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced that residents who were affected by the deadly tornado last week in the Gaylord area may be eligible for replacement food assistance and state emergency relief.
Michigan Officials Coordinate Statewide Response To Baby Formula ShortageOfficials say multiple agencies are working to address the shortage and ensure "parents who need formula get the resources and support they need to provide for their babies."
About 90,000 Michigan Students Impacted By COVID School Disruptions To Receive Food Assistance BenefitsStudents whose access to free or reduced-price lunches was affected by the pandemic are expected to receive food assistance benefits, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
MDHHS: First Influenza-Associated Pediatric Death This Season Reported In Kalamazoo CountyOfficials say the death was reported in a child from Kalamazoo County who contracted Influenza A/H3.
Michigan Health Department Updates Isolation, Quarantine GuidanceThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced a new update on its COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine guidance as the state enters post-surge, recovery phase.
Michigan Health Department Forms New Task Force To Support LGBTQ+ Families Wanting To Adopt, FosterThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced it is developing a new task force supporting LGBTQ+ families who are interested in adopting or fostering children.
Michigan Giving Away Free COVID-19 Test Kits To 50,000 Households -- See If You're EligibleGov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 250,000 COVID-19 tests will be made available to 50,000 eligible households in the city of Detroit and eight counties.
Michigan Health Department To Distribute 10 Million Free KN95 MasksThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be distributing 10 million free KN95 masks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday.
Michigan Expanding Support To LGBTQ Families Wanting To Adopt Or FosterThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said it is expanding support to LGBTQ+ families who are looking to adopt or foster children in need.