As Michigan hospitals continue to address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the MHA has been actively fielding and responding to media requests on topics of emergency preparedness, testing and supplies.
Here are a few headlines from around the state that include interviews or statements from the MHA:
Tuesday, May 12
- The Detroit News: Michigan distributes donated doses of COVID-19 medicine remdesivir
- Michigan Capitol Confidential: State: Many Rural Hospitals 'At Capacity', Hospitals Report Otherwise
- The Detroit News: In rural Michigan, residents press for regional reopening plan
- MLive: Michigan coronavirus crisis causes delays in other health care, sometimes with deadly consequences
Wednesday, May 13
- Sturgis Journal: Residents urged to seek critical, non-COVID care as needed
Thursday, May 14
- WLUC Online: Aspirus, broadcasters urge residents ‘Don’t delay, seek care today’
- The Spinal Column: Mercy Health, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System: ‘Our hospitals are safe’
Satuday, May 16
- The Daily Wire: ‘The Curve Has Been Flattened’: Michigan Doctors Sue Gov Whitmer Over Shutdown Order
The MHA will continue to provide weekly Monday Report updates on this issue, as well as email communications as often as necessary to ensure members remain informed. Members with questions on COVID-19 efforts and resources should contact Ruthanne Sudderth at the MHA.