Below is an update on the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak as of 10:00 PM on 8/11/2020
- The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced 796 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday. This brings the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 to 88,756.
HAPPENING ACROSS STATE GOVERNMENT
- Yesterday, MDHHS announced that they along with the University of Michigan Youth Policy Lab have been awarded a grant by Arnold Ventures to conduct a rigorous impact evaluation of Michigan’s Maternal Infant Health Program, the state’s largest evidence-based home visiting program.The study will support Michigan’s efforts to improve maternal and infant health, and help reduce disparities in health outcomes.
“Effective home visiting programs help kids grow up healthier,” said Robert Gordon, MDHHS director. “Careful program evaluation can help us to make our home visiting programs more effective. We are honored to partner with Arnold Ventures and the Youth Policy Lab, great leaders in the movement for evidence-based policy, to help us learn what works in Michigan.”
- MDHHS reminded Michiganders that they will continue to have access to food assistance benefits in August.
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- WILX: Governor Whitmer to extend protections for nursing home residents and staff, grocery store workers
- MLive: New Michigan COVID-19 webpage shows which activities are prohibited where – including schools
- The Detroit News: Michigan adds 7 deaths, 796 new cases due to COVID-19
- Iosco County News-Herald: Whitmer vetoes bill seeking to give health care workers immunity during COVID-19 pandemic