MDHHS issues three-week epidemic order

Restaurants, bars ordered to close dine-in service Wednesday; in-person instruction in high schools, colleges suspended

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new emergency order Sunday that enacts a three-week pause (until Dec. 8) targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities in an effort to curb rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates. The order, which takes effect Wednesday, Nov. 18, is different than the blanket stay-home action taken in the spring. […]