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Michigan COVID-19 News and Information

Below are the latest articles, information, and resources collected or provided by AARP Michigan. For questions or concerns, contact the office at mi@aarp.org

Latest COVID-19 News and Information
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Resources for updates, home health visits, food banks, grocery access and meal delivery.
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We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
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Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issues order allowing indoor visitation at nursing homes in counties with lower risk levels, as long as the facilities have had no new cases, including those involving residents or staff, within the prior 14 days.
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Experts said during an AARP Michigan telephone town hall today that getting a flu vaccine this fall can help keep people stay safe during the convergence of the coronavirus pandemic and the flu season.
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This live Q&A event will address how you can stay safe and protected from Coronavirus related scams. Get expert advice and the latest information on vaccines and how to care for loved ones during the pandemic.
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The campaign launched today will provide information on where candidates stand on issues that matter to Michiganders 50-plus and help them cast their votes safely from home or in-person.
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U.S. Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan's 6th Congressional District was featured in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan. He talked about vaccines, testing devises, stimulus checks, high-speed internet and help for small business.
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AARP Michigan hosted a telephone town hall with the Governor and Robert Gordon, Director of the Department of Health and Human Services. Protection of older adults in nursing homes during the COVID-19 outbreak was a main topic.
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AARP Michigan and Public Sector Consultants collaborate on report that highlights healthcare access inequalities in the wake of COVID-19, offers list of achievable solutions
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Nursing homes reported coronavirus deaths of 1,947 residents and 20 staff. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services orders testing for COVID in all nursing homes.
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The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has several options for filing complaints about care for your loved ones at nursing homes across the state.
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Secretary addressed questions about elections, auto registration, Real ID and other issues during hour-long telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan.
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Stratford Pines Nursing and Rehabilitation Center reports no COVID-19 cases, and draws praise for safely meeting health care needs, while state reports 23 percent of pandemic deaths occurred in nursing homes across Michigan.
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More than 200 Michigan veterans and their family members took part in a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan. Questions focused on everything from COVID-19 and stimulus checks to medical benefits and discharge documents.
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In a telephone town hall hosted by AARP Michigan, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist talked about delivering COVID-19 testing to those who need it most, racial inequalities, and staying safe

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