Headline Roundup: Michigan Hospitals Encourage COVID-19 Vaccination

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The MHA published a consensus statement Aug. 6 on behalf of Michigan hospitals and health systems that urges members of their communities to receive one of the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines.

Portions of the statement were included in stories by several news outlets across Michigan, including the Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News and MiBiz.

“The vaccines are our best defense against this variant and the likelihood of future variants emerging. The vaccines are essential for us to stop COVID-19 and its future mutations,” the statement read. “We have an opportunity to make a difference in this public health crisis. Together, our actions will serve the public good, save lives and shorten the health and economic impact of the pandemic.”