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COVID-19 Information


MDHHS Epidemic Orders

“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).”

MCL 33.2221: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(pqi1jk2jqq3ne2w5xn4fryms))/mileg.aspx?page=getobject&objectname=mcl-333-2221

MCL 333.2226: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(pqi1jk2jqq3ne2w5xn4fryms))/mileg.aspx?page=GetObject&objectname=mcl-333-2226

November 18th Epidemic Order

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

11/18 Social Gathering Guidance

11/18 Safe Social “Pods”

11/18 Pause to Save Lives

Epidemic Orders: Congregate Care, Juvenile Justice, & Skilled Nursing Facilities

10/29: Temporary Restrictions for Entry into
Congregate Care and Juvenile Justice Facilities

10/28: Testing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Homes for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities

10/21: Requirements for Residential Care Facilities

10/21 + 10/28 Epidemic Order Infographic

10/21 Epidemic Order Special Cases Grid

10/21 Epidemic Order FAQ (updated 10/30)

Avoid Spreading Germs

Quarantine + Isolation Guidance

Deciding Between Quarantine + Isolation (examples)

Self-Monitoring Guidance

When to Discontinue Self Isolation

Proper Use of Facemasks & Cloth Face Coverings in the Workplace

Mind Your COVID-19 Manners

Understand Your Symptoms

Clean and Disinfect Surfaces + Objects

Childcare Drop-Off Health Checklist

Pre-Work/Volunteer Health Checklist

Talking to Children About Coronavirus

Dealing with Stress + Anxiety

Returning Home – Guidance for Direct Care Workers

Returning Home – Guidance for Essential Workers

Reuse or Extended Use of N95 Respirators

Reuse or Extended Use of Facemasks

Reuse or Extended Use of Gowns

Reuse or Extended Use of Eye Protection

Guidance on Disposable Gloves

From the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Guidance on Cloth Face Coverings

Cleaning Your Cloth Face Covering

CDC Information for Health Professionals

PPE Optimization

Use of PPE When Caring for Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Patients

Travel Information

School + Childcare Resource Guide

FDA COVID-19 Testing Basics

From the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS)

Interim Guidance for Contact Sports

Healthcare Worker with High Risk Exposure to a COVID-19 Patient

Best Practices for Food Establishments

Prioritization Guidance for PPE

Optimizing Personal Protective Equipment

Supporting the Emotional Health of the Behavioral Health Workforce

Supporting First Responders During COVID-19

Supporting Emotional Health of the Health Care Workforce

Last updated: 11/30/2020, 12:08 pm