Michigan Extends Gatherings And Mask Order, Strengthens Mask Requirement For Children Ages 2-4Michigan has extended its gatherings and mask epidemic order which includes the expansion of mask requirements to children ages 2 to 4 to further protect the state’s residents. The order extension is through May 24.
CDC Chief Urges Michigan To ‘Close Things Down’ Amid SpikeThe director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that Michigan should “close things down” to help address surging coronavirus infections, days after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer instead urged people to voluntarily restrict certain activities.
Biden To Rush Vaccinators To Michigan As Gov. Whitmer Urges LimitsThe announcement came as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer strongly recommended, but did not order, a two-week pause on face-to-face high school instruction, indoor restaurant dining and youth sports.
Gov. Whitmer Gets COVID-19 Vaccine Alongside Teen DaughterGov. Gretchen Whitmer got her first COVID-19 vaccine shot Tuesday, touting it as the most effective way to protect people and to return Michigan to normalcy.
Here's A List Of Pop Up COVID-19 Testing Sites In Michigan This WeekIn efforts to make testing easier for travelers, the state is offering multiple pop-up sites located throughout Michigan as part of the special testing program.
Gov. Whitmer Announces New Vaccine Site In Oakland CountyGovernor Gretchen Whitmer announced a new community vaccine site Friday in Oakland County.
Michigan Fines Owosso Barber Over Capitol Protest, Other ViolationsKarl Manke will appeal the penalties in court, his lawyer said.
GOP Chair Apologizes For Calling Gov. Whitmer, Others 'Witches'Michigan Republican Chairman Ron Weiser has apologized for comments calling the three highest-ranking elected female leaders in the state “witches” who should be “ready for the burning at the stake.”
Michigan Sees Virus Surge, But Tighter Restrictions UnlikelyMichigan, which not long ago had one of the country’s lowest COVID-19 infection rates, is confronting an alarming spike that some experts worry could be a harbinger nationally.
Gov. Whitmer Vetoes Bill To End Virus Rules Without Lawmakers' OKGov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday again vetoed a Republican-backed bill that would have required legislative approval to extend Michigan’s COVID-19 restrictions, as cases and hospitalizations continued to rise amid increasing vaccinations.
Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill To Update Michigan's Industrial Hemp Growers ActGovernor Gretchen Whitmer signed Senate Bill 0816 on Wednesday which updates Michigan’s Industrial Hemp Growers Act. Here's everything to know.
Whitmer Urges Legislature To Pass $300M Budget Request To Fix The State's InfrastructureThe governor says she is urging the legislature to pass a $30 million budget request to fix the state's infrastructure.
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.
Whitmer, Ex-Health Director Robert Gordon Agree To Waive ConfidentialityGov. Gretchen Whitmer's office said Thursday that the state and her former health director Robert Gordon amended his $155,000 severance deal to remove a confidentiality clause that had drawn criticism.
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.