Mosquito-Borne Jamestown Canyon Virus Confirmed In Michigan: Here's Everything To KnowResidents are reminded that the best way to protect themselves against JCV and other mosquito-borne illnesses, including Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV), is to prevent mosquito bites.
Michigan Health Dept. Issues COVID-19 School Recommendations For Students, TeachersThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued recommendations for schools to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 within school buildings in an effort to reduce disruptions to in-person learning and help protect those who are not fully vaccinated.
Michigan's Chief Medical Executive Talks Reaching Herd ImmunityAccording to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, currently, the state is seeing its lowest infection rates since the start of the pandemic at four percent.
MDHHS Recommends Students, Staff Wear Masks In Classrooms Regardless Of Vaccination StatusLess than a day after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a new re-opening plan, Michigan’s health department asks people to keep masking up in certain indoor areas.
MDHHS: If Your Lose Your Vaccine Card You Can Request Another OneIf you happen to lose your vaccine card, not all hope is lost.
Michigan Health Officials Urge Primary Care Doctors To Help VaccinateMichigan health officials are urging primary care physicians to enroll to administer COVID-19 vaccines, as the state prepares to quickly begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds following U.S. authorization.
If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening PlanThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says if kids are able to get the COVID vaccine, it might re-evaluate its current re-opening plan.
COVID Tests, Masks Mandate Laxed For Organized SportsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is issuing new guidelines for organized sports.
Here's Everything To Know About Michigan's Expanded Mask Rule For Kids Age 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.
Committee Subpoenas Former MDHHS Director Over Large Separation Agreement With StateA Michigan House Committee is ordering Gordon to testify about his separation agreement with the state.
More Than 40 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan SchoolsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported there are new coronavirus outbreaks in more than 40 Michigan schools.
Student Athlete Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Over COVID Testing RequirementsLet Them Play Inc. has been at the forefront of restoring high school sports in the wake of the pandemic and now the group hurdling through another legal battle.
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.
Return Of High School Contact Sports Welcomed With ExcitementMichigan high school student athletes are back meeting for matchups for the first time following a ban on winter contact sports by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
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.