“Michigan law imposes on MDHHS a duty to continually and diligently endeavor to “prevent disease, prolong life, and promote public health,” and gives the Department “general supervision of the interests of health and life of people of this state.” MCL 333.2221. MDHHS may “[e]xercise authority and promulgate rules to safeguard properly the public health; to prevent the spread of diseases and the existence of sources of contamination; and to implement and carry out the powers and duties vested by law in the department.” MCL 333.2226(d).”
This order remains in effect through December 8th at 11:59 pm. Local health departments and law enforcement have full authorization to investigate potential violations and enforce this order.
Full Order: Gatherings + Face Mask Order
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Last updated: 11/30/2020, 12:05 pm