MDCH News Releases
March 2003
Michigan Delays Smallpox Vaccinations--No Known Serious Adverse Reactions to Smallpox Vaccine in MichiganMichigan Department of Community Health Chief Medical Executive, David R. Johnson, M.D., today advised all local health departments and hospitals throughout the state to suspend all upcoming smallpox vaccination clinics.
Michigan Pharmaceutical Best Practices Initiative Affirmed in Federal Court Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm and Michigan Department of Community Health Director Janet Olszewski today announced that the US District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that states have the ability to create preferred drug lists to reign in the costs of prescription drugs.
Michigan Department of Community Health Announces Potential Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Suspect CasesThe Michigan Department of Community Health today announced two possible cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in Michigan have been reported to the CDC.

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