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June 18 2021

MDHHS Orders To Be Lifted

By: Michael J. Huff

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an order today rescinding certain emergency orders previously issued to address the COVID-19 pandemic effective June 22, 2021.  Specifically, the following nine orders will be rescinded:

  1. Gatherings and Face Mask Order
  2. Temporary Restrictions for Entry into Congregate Care and Juvenile Justice Facilities
  3. Mandatory Testing for Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Juvenile Justice Facility Staff
  4. Mandatory Testing for Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Hospitals and Centers Staff
  5. Exceptions to Temporary Restrictions on Entry into Congregate Care and Juvenile Justice Facilities
  6. Exceptions to Temporary Restrictions on Entry into Certain Facilities
  7. Safe Housing for Housing Unstable Individuals
  8. Handling of Bodily Remains
  9. Safe Housing for Michigan Homeless

Perhaps the most widespread impact of rescission of the foregoing orders is that certain businesses, such as restaurants, may be able to increase capacity and unvaccinated persons will no longer be required to wear a mask in certain locations.

Businesses and other employers will want to determine how rules and orders which remain in effect may affect their ongoing operations.  For example, MIOSHA’s Revised COVID-19 Rules remain in effect.  More information on the MIOSHA rules is available here: https://bit.ly/NewMIOSHARules

For more information, contact your Mika Meyers attorney.