Headline Roundup: Week of March 29 for COVID-19 in Michigan

Posted on March 31, 2021

MHA CMO Dr. Gary Roth appears on CNN on March 30.As Michigan hospitals face a third surge of COVID-19 patients, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests related to the increase in infections and hospitalizations over the past week.

The MHA issued a press release March 24 that shows hospitalization rates are increasing rapidly for younger age groups that are less likely to have been vaccinated while the vaccine is seemingly preventing hospitalization at or near 100%. The release continues to attract state and national media attention.

Below is a collection of headlines from around the state that include statements from the MHA.

Sunday, April 4:

Saturday, April 3

Friday, April 2

Thursday, April 1

Wednesday, March 31

Tuesday, March 30

Monday, March 29

Members with questions on COVID-19 efforts and resources should contact Ruthanne Sudderth, and any questions regarding media requests should be directed to John Karasinski at the MHA.


  • Headline Roundup: Week of March 29 for COVID-19 in Michigan

Tags: Brian Peters, Gary Roth, Ruthanne Sudderth, John Karasinski, COVID-19 vaccine, COVID-19 hospitalizations

Posted in: Issues in Healthcare, Member News, MHA In The News, Top Issues - Healthcare

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