Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order (EO) 2020-77 May 7, extending the stay-at-home order to May 28 while allowing some manufacturers to gradually reopen under her “MI Safe Start” plan. The TCF Center in Detroit ...
The MHA and its member hospitals, with support from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, are launching a statewide TV and social media campaign urging residents not to delay non-COVID medical care.
In an April 30 move disputed by the Michigan Legislature, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the state of emergency through May 28. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists into a new month, the MHA has continued to send regular updates ...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced applications are being accepted through July 13 for distance learning and telemedicine grants. These are competitive grants for rural communities to use distance learning and telehealth ...
As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the stay home, stay safe order for an additional two weeks, with relaxation of some of the former restrictions, the MHA has continued to send daily updates to MHA members on ways the pandemic affects them.
The MHA believes the governor’s extension of the Stay Home, Stay Safe order to May 15 announced today is based on the best possible public health information and we appreciate this fact-based approach.
The MHA continued to stay in close communication with hospitals and state and federal officials during the week of April 13 as Michigan entered the second month following its first case of COVID 19.
As Michigan fights the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MHA continued to collaborate with state and federal officials in support of Michigan hospitals and public health during the week of April 6.
Michigan’s U.S. House of Representatives members today sent a bipartisan, joint letter to Nancy Pelosi, Kevin McCarthy, Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer urging Congress to include a forgiveness provision for hospital funding in all future COVID-19 relief packages.
The number of confirmed cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan continues to grow rapidly, but the MHA and Michigan hospitals are coordinating with local, state and federal governmental agencies and others on several fronts.
MHA CEO Brian Peters offers the Michigan healthcare community's deepest condolences to the family of State Rep. Isaac Robinson after his passing March 29.
As of March 29, there have been more 5,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan, and 132 of those infected have died. The MHA and Michigan hospitals continue the fight to flatten the curve and avoid ...
The MHA would like to thank our 16-member congressional delegation for their role in helping to pass the CARES Act, which provides critical COVID-19 financial relief to hospitals across the country.
The American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association sent an open letter to the American public March 24 urging them to stay at home to help slow the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
As the state, country and world grapple with the COVID-19 crisis, readers will note that the MHA Monday Report contains fewer articles than usual. Once the danger of the disease has been mitigated, the newsletter will again provide information from across the association.
Due to a national shortage of testing materials and personal protection equipment for healthcare workers, Michigan residents are encouraged to stay home and not seek 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) testing if they are not exhibiting symptoms or are only mildly sick.
Michigan hospitals are mobilizing to respond to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and the MHA has been working with state and federal partners to secure critical funding for these unexpected and already enormous costs.
On behalf of all Michigan’s hospitals, the MHA expresses our condolences to the loved ones and families of those individuals who have passed away from COVID-19.
MHA CEO Brian Peters released a statement on Executive Order 2020-16, which establishes the creation of disaster relief child care centers to help the families of essential workers, including healthcare workers.
MHA CEO Brian Peters released a statement on the actions taken by Governor Whitmer, the state House of Representatives and the state Senate to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.