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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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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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How do I maintain a healthy emotional state when I feel isolated. This week’s live Q&A  will focus on the topic of Coronavirus: Navigating the New Normal.
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This bilingual live event will provide an overview of the key health and financial security issues facing Hispanics/Latinos during the coronavirus.
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This live Q&A event will address some of the most frequently asked questions we’ve received from members and users over the course of the Coronavirus pandemic. Get the latest information on how to stay safe, protect loved ones and access health resources as hospital and nursing home visitation bans and physical distancing measures are lifted.
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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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This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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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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