MDHHS begins cautious re-opening of high schools and indoor entertainment, modifying successful "pause"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

December 18, 2020 

Media Contact: Press@Michigan.gov 

 

PHOTOS: MDHHS begins cautious re-opening of high schools and indoor entertainment, modifying successful "pause" 

Gatherings remain limited, but high schools, casinos, bowling alleys, theaters can reopen 

 

LANSING, Mich.  The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated its epidemic order today to allow indoor activities where Michiganders can remain masked, as this has been scientifically shown to slow the virus. This includes in-person learning at high schools and indoor entertainment venues. Casinos, bowling centers and movie theatres will be allowed to reopen with total capacity capped at 100; food and drink concessions closed; and social distancing requirements in place. The new order is effective Monday, Dec. 21 and will last until Friday, Jan. 15. 

 

To view the PowerPoint presentation Governor Whitmer, Dr. Khaldun, and DHHS Director Robert Gordon used today, click the link below: 

 

See below for photos from the press conference: 

 

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