Michigan Continues to Focus on Equity in Vaccination Strategy, Adds Race Data to COVID-19 Vaccine DashboardStaff working with immunization providers to improve submission of race data for all vaccines administered, Michiganders urged to fill out race information on forms. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23,... continue reading.
MDHHS announces new program starting March 1 to help enhance state’s vaccine equity strategy; Health centers will receive safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine this weekThe Michigan Department of Health of Human Services (MDHHS) today announced a new program to enhance the state’s equity strategy to reach more Michiganders with the safe and effective... continue reading.
Additional food assistance for 350,000 Michigan families in response to COVID-19 extended through FebruaryApproximately 350,000 Michigan families will continue to have access to additional food assistance benefits during February as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Michigan Department of Health and... continue reading.
Maximizing Fit for Cloth and Medical Procedure Masks to Improve Performance and Reduce SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Exposure, 2021Universal masking is recommended to slow the spread of COVID-19. Cloth masks and medical procedure masks substantially reduce exposure from infected wearers (source control) and reduce exposure of uninfected... continue reading.
Duke University Study: Governor Whitmer’s Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities “Making Lasting Structural Change”FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2021 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Duke University Study: Governor Whitmer’s Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities “Making Lasting Structural Change” The task force made “substantial progress” in addressing COVID-19’s racial disparities for Michigan communities... continue reading.
Michigan’s Health Insurers Extend Agreements to Provide Coronavirus Testing and Treatment at No Cost to PatientsLANSING, MICH — Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) have announced that the state has secured agreements from nearly all of the state’s health... continue reading.