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Governor Whitmer Takes Swift Action to Save Lives, Signs Executive Order Requiring Mask Use in all Indoor Public Spaces

July 10, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in an indoor public space. It also requires the use of face coverings in crowded outdoor ...

Centers for Disease Control on How to Use Face Coverings to Protect Others

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that cloth face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings.

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Orders Reopening More Regions, Economic Sectors Under MI Safe Start Plan

On June 5, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Orders 2020-114 and 2020-115 to reopen more regions and economic sectors under the MI Safe Start Plan. Starting on June 10, Regions 6 and 8 — which include much of northern ...

An Accessible Census

Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act by completing the accessible 2020 Census online.

 Our community is made up of a diverse group of people. The Census ensures that financial opportunities are available for all sectors of our community. This year ...

Governor Reopens Retail, Restaurants and Offices in Traverse City

On May 18, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-92, allowing for the reopening, in two regions, of retail businesses, office work that cannot be done remotely, and restaurants and bars with limited seating. The two regions are both ...

Telehealth Services

Munson Healthcare Offers Virtual Visits

Munson Healthcare is now offering Virtual Visit appointments to northern Michigan patients. As we embrace a virtual culture to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is only natural that virtual care would be an option ...

Centers for Disease Control on How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering

Cloth Face Covering "Do's" to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control recommends that when you go out on essential trips, follow these “do’s" to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Supplies

In this time of uncertainty, there's a fundamental truth that gives us hope. A hope that together we can do extraordinary things. COVID-19 presents a barrier to people with disabilities for critical care needs.  We need ...

Centers For Disease Control Takeout Recommendations

Picking up Takeout Food While Slowing the Spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control recommends following the below steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 when picking up takeout food.

Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order Extended

Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order, Directs Michiganders to Wear Homemade Masks in Enclosed Public Spaces

On April 24, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-59, extending her “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15. The ...

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