I am a member of another group that is not being moved up. What makes these food processing and agriculture workers a higher priority?

Efforts to keep the food supply chain moving impacts not only Michigan but the rest of the country. As we approach the spring and summer of 2021, efforts to ensure a healthy workforce are crucial to food supply chain.

These groups have been connected with outbreaks at meat packing plants, dairies, greenhouses, and farms.  In the spring and summer of 2020, there were large ongoing outbreaks that can spread between locations and to the communities where these workers live. There was documented spread from work to group housing or apartment complexes.