Statement from MDHHS Director Robert Gordon on court ruling regarding Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association lawsuit

November 20, 2020
Contact: Lynn Sutfin, 517-241-2112

“We appreciate today’s ruling. Orders similar to this one have successfully stopped COVID surges in many other countries. That’s why public health experts support the approach, and we believe these targeted and temporary steps are needed to avoid overwhelmed hospitals and death counts like we saw in the spring. If all of us mask up and avoid indoor gatherings, we will not only save thousands of lives and protect our frontline health workers, but we’ll also be able to enjoy indoor restaurant dining without fear.”

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