Michigan Reports 55 Monkeypox Cases – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan is now reporting 55 monkeypox cases in the state as of Tuesday, with the highest number of cases being in Detroit. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), the city has 13 cases, followed by 11 in Oakland County. READ MORE: The Influence Former President Trump Has … Read more

Michigan Reports 55 Monkeypox Cases – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Michigan is now reporting 55 monkeypox cases in the state as of Tuesday, with the highest number of cases being in Detroit. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), the city has 13 cases, followed by 11 in Oakland County. READ MORE: The Influence Former President Trump Has … Read more

MDHHS Recommends Michiganders Avoid Foam On Waterbodies This Summer – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – As the weather is warming up and people visit Michigan throughout the summer, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is recommending that visitors avoid any foam on any waterbodies, including lakes, rivers, and streams. MDHHS officials say foam can form on any body of water and can have harmful chemicals … Read more

Michigan Reports Its First Probable Case Of Monkeypox In Oakland County – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The first probable monkeypox case in Michigan has been detected in Oakland County, the state Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. MDHHS says the resident is isolating and does not pose a risk to the public. The department is working with local health departments to notify any close contacts. READ … Read more

Henry Ford Health, MSU And U Of M Awarded $ 300K To Expand Sickle Cell Clinics – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that Henry Ford Health, Michigan State University and the University of Michigan have been awarded $ 300,000 to expand sickle cell clinics. MDHHS says the Sickle Cell Clinic Expansion and Enhancement Program offers new resources to help increase patient access to quality … Read more

First Influenza-Associated Pediatric Death This Season Reported In Kalamazoo County – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) confirmed the first influenza-associated death in the 2021-2022 flu season. Officials say the child was from Kalamazoo County and contracted Influenza A / H3. There have been at least 16 pediatric deaths reported nationally this season. READ MORE: Community Calls For Peaceful Summer, … Read more

Michigan Health Department Updates Isolation, Quarantine Guidance – CBS Detroit

(CBS Detroit) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced a new update on its COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine guidance as the state enters post-surge, recovery phase. The department says the update does not change guidance for health care, long-term care, corrections and other high-risk settings. READ MORE: Michigan’s Average Gas Price Reaches … Read more

Michigan Giving Away Free COVID-19 Test Kits To 50,000 Households – See If You’re Eligible – CBS Detroit

(CBS Detroit) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Monday that 250,000 free COVID-19 tests will be made available to 50,000 eligible households. The distribution is in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation. READ MORE: Ballot Drive Launched To Expand Voting In Michigan Households in eligible zip codes … Read more

Michigan Expanding Support To LGBTQ Families Wanting To Adopt Or Foster – CBS Detroit

(CBS Detroit) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) said it is expanding support to LGBTQ + families who are looking to adopt or foster children in need. This comes after MDHHS signed a settlement Tuesday ending a lawsuit filed by a private child welfare agency challenging its non-discrimination policy. The department … Read more

Whitmer urges Michigan residents to demand free COVID-19 tests from federal government – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) – From Tuesday, January 18, Americans can begin ordering COVID-19 tests at the home of the federal government. These tests are made available through the federal government’s free COVID-19 testing program. READ MORE: Father, 6-year-old twins die in accident in Bay County Each household is eligible to receive four at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests, … Read more