Headline Roundup: Week of Dec. 14 for COVID-19 in Michigan

Posted on December 16, 2020

MHA CEO Brian Peters appears on CNN on Dec. 18As Michigan hospitals address a second surge of COVID-19 patients, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests related to COVID-19 vaccine distribution and other areas of response.

The MHA published the afternoon of Dec. 14 a joint release with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on the delivery and vaccination of the first healthcare workers in Michigan. Included in the release are quotes from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and chief deputy for health with the MDHHS, and MHA CEO Brian Peters.

Peters also issued a statement Dec. 18 on the lack of communication and clarity on the reduced allocation of Pfizer vaccine from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.

MHA Senior Vice President Ruthanne Sudderth interviewed by WILX News 10 on Monday, Dec. 14Below is a collection of headlines that include statements and interviews from the MHA on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Sunday, December 20

Saturday, December 19

Friday, December 18

Thursday, December 17

Wednesday, December 16

Monday, December 14

Members with questions on COVID-19 efforts and resources should contact Ruthanne Sudderth, and any questions regarding media requests should be directed to John Karasinski at the MHA.


  • Headline Roundup: Week of Dec. 14 for COVID-19 in Michigan

Tags: Brian Peters, Ruthanne Sudderth, Gov. Whitmer, COVID-19, Joneigh Khaldun, COVID-19 vaccine

Posted in: Issues in Healthcare, Member News, MHA In The News, Top Issues - Healthcare

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