Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
September 15, 2021
A disproportionate share of COVID-19 cases among working adults in Michigan were in the health care and social assistance industries, according to a new U-M survey.
June 25, 2021
U-M researchers surveying wastewater systems for SARS-COV-2 will be able to increase testing sites and continue monitoring until 2023 after receiving more than $5 million from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
February 11, 2021
A revised state strategy for distributing COVID-19 vaccine, coupled with an overall shortage of available vaccine, is limiting Michigan Medicine’s ability to offer new first-dose appointments.
February 7, 2021
Black COVID-19 survivors experience worse outcomes related to care access, recovery, and social and economic factors when compared with their white counterparts.
October 5, 2020
Michigan and Washtenaw County health officials have announced emergency measures to keep COVID-19 prevention and control strategies in place following a Michigan Supreme Court ruling last week.
February 2, 2020
President Donald Trump has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus presents a public health emergency in the United States. U-M is monitoring developments and posting updates on its Key Issues page.
January 27, 2020
While the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States is considered low, U-M officials are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus first detected in China.
November 25, 2019
H. Luke Shaefer, director of Poverty Solutions at U-M and professor of social work and public policy, has been named special counselor to the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.