The MHA received media coverage on the surge of RSV cases across Michigan’s pediatric hospitals during the week of Oct. 31. The coverage included several comments provided to news outlets and the distribution of a press release Nov. 4 to statewide media.
Below is a collection of headlines from around the state that include interviews or statements from MHA representatives.
Sunday, Nov. 6
- Detroit Free Press: Michigan could be pummeled with RSV, flu, COVID-19, health leaders warn
Friday, Nov. 4
- The Detroit News: Corewell sets visitor restrictions as pediatric RSV cases threaten to overwhelm Michigan hospitals
- WXYZ Detroit: Michigan Health & Hospital Association says pediatric beds filling up amid respiratory virus surge
- WXYZ Detroit: Corewell Health institutes visitor restrictions for kids amid spike in RSV cases
- WWJ Newsradio 950: Corewell hospitals announce additional visitor restrictions to prevent the spread of RSV
- WPBN-TV UpNorthLive: Pediatric hospital beds fill up due to increase in RSV infections, flu
- Michigan Business Network: MHA | Parents Urged To Take Preventive Measures As Pediatric Beds Fill Up
Wednesday, Nov. 2
- Detroit Free Press: Macomb County boy dies from RSV as Michigan pediatric hospitals fill with sick kids
- Bridge Michigan: Michigan logs 1st RSV child death as virus fills ERs and doctors’ offices
- The Detroit News: 6-year-old boy from Macomb County dies from RSV amid hospitalization surge
Monday, Oct. 31
Members with any questions regarding media requests should contact John Karasinski at the MHA.