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.
Michigan Sets Goal For 1 Million More Residents To Receive COVID-19 Booster By Jan. 31The state of Michigan announced Tuesday it has set a goal to have 1 million more Michiganders, including 95% of eligible nursing home residents, receive the booster shot by Jan. 31, 2022.
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 Launches MI Benefits Center To Help Residents Apply For Food AssistanceHelp is on the way for Michiganders needing to apply for food assistance.
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.
87% Of Michigan's COVID ICU Patients Unvaccinated, Hospital Association SaysOfficials also said three out of four (76%) COVID patients are unvaccinated and 88% of COVID ventilator patients are unvaccinated.
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 Issuing Face Mask Advisory Due To Rise In Flu, COVID-19 CasesThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be issuing a face mask advisory ahead of the holidays due to the rise in COVID-19 and flu cases.
Michigan Health Officials Providing Safety Tips Ahead Of ThanksgivingMichigan health officials are providing safe holiday tips to stay healthy as we approach Thanksgiving.
Michigan Health Department Offering Blood Lead Testing For Residents In Benton HarborThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is offering free blood testing for Benton Harbor residents.
Michigan Hosting Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall Nov. 18 For Parents, FamiliesThe town hall will include a panel of pediatricians and family physicians answering questions and talking about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine.
Michigan Surpasses 70% COVID Vaccination Milestone For Ages 16 And Older, Officials SayAccording to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 5.7 million people have received at least one dose.