Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 24, 2021
Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov
PHOTOS: Governor Whitmer's Update on COVID-19 Response and In-Person Learning
New report shows that 97% of school districts will be back in-person by March 1.
LANSING, Mich. -- Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun provided an update regarding COVID-19 and the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus and ramp up vaccinations efforts. They were joined by Craig Carmoney, superintendent of the year and Superintendent of Meridian Public Schools in Midland County who was recently appointed to Governor Whitmer's Student Recovery Advisory Council. The governor talked about the importance of in-person learning and how the state is committed to keeping Michigan safely moving forward.
To view the PowerPoint presentation that the governor used during today's press conference, click the link below:
See below for photos from today's press conference: