Michigan Health Director Elizabeth Hertel Traveled Out Of State Amid Virus SpikeElizabeth Hertel traveled with family to Alabama for spring break last week despite her department’s guidance to avoid out-of-state travel while Michigan suffers a raging coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Variant From Brazil Reported In MichiganMichigan, which has the nation’s highest coronavirus infection rate in the past week, reported the state’s first confirmed case of a variant identified in Brazil.
Michigan Senate Backs Health Director Appointed By WhitmerThe Michigan Senate on Tuesday narrowly supported Elizabeth Hertel as state health director, backing a key figure in Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in recent months.
Republicans Consider Whether To Block Whitmer’s Health ChiefElizabeth Hertel took over the Department of Health and Human Services on Jan. 22, the day Robert Gordon abruptly resigned.
Lawsuit Filed Against MDHHS Director Over High School Sports BanThe new director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is walking in on the job with a big challenge at hand.
Gov. Whitmer Mum On Health Chief’s Resignation, Sports BanGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday refused to discuss the circumstances surrounding the abrupt departure of Michigan’s health director during the coronavirus pandemic, including whether she asked for his resignation.
Whitmer Appoints Elizabeth Hertel As New MDHHS Director After Robert Gordon ResignsMichigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon announced his resignation in a social media post Friday. Shortly after hiss resignation, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Senior Chief Deputy Director for Administration Elizabeth Hertel Gordon's replacement.