Order Mandates Masks at Camps, Child Care Centers

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Thursday signed an executive order making face coverings mandatory indoors at child care centers and day camps.

Whitmer Calls Racism a Public Health Crisis, Creates Black Leadership Advisory Council

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed directives Wednesday recognizing racism as a public health crisis and setting up the state's first Black Leadership Advisory Council.

U.S., Pfizer Reach Pact for COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a deal with Pfizer for production and nationwide delivery of 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, following approval and manufacture of one.

Michigan Coaches Team Up in Ad Urging Face Coverings

Michigan and Michigan State coaches joined Gov. Gretchen Whitmer earlier this week to debut an advertisement in which they urge Michiganders to mask up.

New Executive Order Tightens Mask Requirements

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Friday issued an executive order strengthening and clarifying her requirement for face coverings across the state.

10 Minutes With: Governor Talks COVID-19 Response

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sat down with Corp! Magazine to talk about executive orders, wearing masks and the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michigan’s Mask Mandate Results in Retailer Concerns, Conflicts in Executive Order’s First Days

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive order making the wearing of masks mandatory in public indoor spaces and crowded outdoor venues was greeted largely with acceptance -- with a bit of violence mixed in -- after going into effect Monday.

Whitmer Orders Masks Be Worn in Public Indoor Spaces

A day after warning she might tighten rules regarding face coverings, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order requiring them in indoor public spaces and crowded outdoor spaces.

Directive Designed to Improve Equity in State’s Health Care System

With COVID-19 affecting people of color more than any other, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive she believes will help the state respond to the disproportionate impact of the disease on people of color.

Experts: This Push for Racial Justice Seems Like a ‘Call To Action’

With what experts say are "new faces" showing an interest, the latest civil rights movements shows signs of being different.

No Phase 5 For Lower Michigan; Some Regions May Go Back

A rise in COVID-19 cases in some regions of Michigan means Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will not be moving the lower half of the state into the next reopening phase by the Fourth of July, as she'd hoped.

School Roadmap Directs Districts to Develop Return to School Plans

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's schools roadmap requires local districts to come up with return plans that keep students, educators safe from COVID-19.

Whitmer Releases Four-Point Plan for Police Reforms

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has released a four-point plan for police reforms she believes will make sure Michiganders are treated with dignity and respect under the law.

Healthcare Workers Worked Through Fear, Frustration in Dealing With a Brand New Virus

From learning about a brand new virus to finding enough personal protective equipment to get the job done, hospital workers have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.

Black-Owned Business Owners: Yes, We Have Struggled, But We Also Have Hope for the...

COVID-19 has hit the African American community the hardest, and Black business owners who started the year with high hopes found themselves struggling. But as they worked through it, they’ve maintained a sense of hope for the future.

Panel: CEOs Who Lead ‘Difficult Conversations’ Could Move Racial Bias Needle

Panelists on a Michigan Diversity Council webinar said difficult conversations on race within companies needs to be "genuine" and include diverse opinions.

Experts: CEOs Must Lead Actions, Difficult Discussions on Race

Panelists in a town hall on the effects of COVID-19 on the African American population say corporate community engagement and a willingness to have difficult conversations could be the key to improving racial equality in this country.

Healthcare Heroes Step to the Front of the Line in COVID-19 Crisis

Corp! Magazine celebrates the heroes from the healthcare industry who stepped up to help in various ways to fight COVID-19.

Report: Michigan 1 of 3 States Containing COVID-19

Statistics in two recent reports seem to bear out Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's assurances that the state's efforts against the spread of the coronavirus are working.

Beaumont, Aurora Health Merger Could Create $17 Billion System

Two of the biggest health systems in the Midwest have resumed merger talks that could produce a $17 billion company. The talks were interrupted by the COVID-19 crisis.
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