Michigan Updating Quarantine Guidance To Follow CDC RecommendationsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that it will update its quarantine guidance to match new recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Demand For Covid Tests Spike, As Cases RiseMichigan reported over 25,000 new Covid cases in the course of two days, leaving many to wonder if they left holiday dinner with more than just a plate to go.
Michigan Health Department Says It Won't Mirror New CDC Isolation GuidanceIn a statement late Wednesday, MDHHS said it will review supporting evidence for the guidance issued Monday.
MDHHS Expanding Neighborhood COVID Testing Sites To Offer Vaccine For Michigan Children Ages 5-11With COVID cases still on the rise, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced neighborhood testing sites are expanding to offer vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.
Michigan's First COVID-19 Omicron Variant Case Identified In Kent CountyMichigan health officials announced Thursday that the state's first case of the omicron variant has been identified in a Kent County resident.
MDHHS Updates COVID-19 Quarantine Guidance For Michigan SchoolsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is updating quarantine recommendations for schools amid a COVID surge.
MDHHS Expands Opioid Health Home Services In SE MichiganMichigan's State Plan Amendment was approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, expanding the initiative to three Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan (PIHP) regions.
MDHHS: More Than 10% Of Michigan Children Ages 5-11 Receive First COVID-19 Vaccine DoseThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said on Monday that more than 10% of children ages 5 to 11 have received their first dose of the COVID vaccine.
Michigan Health Officials Providing Safety Tips Ahead Of ThanksgivingMichigan health officials are providing safe holiday tips to stay healthy as we approach Thanksgiving.
University Of Michigan Flu Outbreak Prompts CDC InvestigationThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reminding Michiganders to get flu vaccines after Michigan's first flu outbreak of the season occurred at the University of Michigan.
City Of Benton Harbor Hosting Water Resource Fair; Distribution Of Free Bottled Water ContinuesThe City of Benton Harbor will be hosting a Water Resource Fair Thursday to discuss health impacts of lead and available resources to help reduce or eliminate lead from homes.
Macomb, Oakland County Residents Affected By June Floods Can Apply For Food Assistant PaymentGov. Whitmer announced that low-income residents in Macomb and Oakland County, who were affected by the floods in June 2021, will be able to apply for a food assistance payment if they did not receive food assistance benefits during July 2021.
Michigan Health Department Recommends Best COVID Safety Practices Ahead Of HalloweenThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is recommending all Halloween activities stay outdoors and to avoid congregating in groups.
City Of Hamtramck To Handout Water Filters On Oct. 26More lead filters are on the way to Hamtramck as the city scrambles to help everyone affected by high lead levels in their water.
MDHHS Offers Tips To Safely Celebrate HalloweenThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is sharing tips and tricks to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19 while celebrating Halloween this year.