Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon today issued an Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 restricting gathering sizes, requiring face coverings in public spaces, and placing limitations on bars and other venues. The order follows the Michigan Supreme Court decision on Friday, Oct 2, that invalidated COVID-19 related executive orders. MDHHS issued an Emergency Order that was first enacted after the Spanish Flu of 1918, and that was not at issue in the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision.
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The State of Michigan has posted a Frequently Asked Questions page that covers a wide variety of questions related to health, unemployment, and other information pertaining to the COVID-19 fight.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has set up a hotline and email contact for any resident with concerns or questions about COVID-19.
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