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.
More Than 400 Water Lines Replaced, Verified In Benton Harbor; Officials Looking To Accelerate WorkCity officials also are reviewing bids from 13 contractors for removal of an estimated 3,900 lead service lines, Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services said last week in a release.
MDHHS Partnering With Michigan Libraries To Offer At-Home Test KitsAccording to the Department of Health and Human Services nearly 5,500 test kits were shipped this week in Calhoun, Clare, Newaygo, Oceana and Saginaw counties as well as the city of Detroit.
MDHHS Awarded Grant To Address Mental Health Needs Of SE Michigan Flood SurvivorsThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and its Detroit-area partners will receive federal funding to provide support for residents in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties who were emotionally impacted by the floods last summer.
Additional Federal Team To Assist Henry Ford Hospital In WyandotteThe Michigan Department of Health of Human Services announced Friday that the extra assistance comes after the federal government granted Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's request.
Michigan Officials Urge Schools To Delay Or Make Large Events VirtualMichigan health and education officials are urging schools to postpone or make virtual large gatherings, including sporting events, if they are not “essential" — as COVID-19 cases spike across the state.