Headline Roundup: Michigan Hospital CMOs Urge Action Against COVID-19

MHA CEO Brian Peters appears Nov. 23 on CNN

The MHA published a consensus statement Nov. 22 on behalf of chief medical officers of Michigan’s community hospitals urging the public to take action to help slow COVID-19 growth throughout the state.

MHA CEO Brian Peters appears Nov. 23 on CNN
MHA CEO Brian Peters appears Nov. 23 on CNN

Below is a collection of headlines from around the state that reference the statement and focus on the severity of the situation facing Michigan hospitals.

Coverage also includes the request the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) made on behalf of Michigan hospitals to the Department of Defense for teams of medical personnel, as well as a joint press release published Dec. 2 by the MDHHS and MHA on the high proportion of unvaccinated COVID patients in hospitals.

Included are interviews conducted by MHA CEO Brian Peters and MHA CMO Dr. Gary Roth.

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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.