Michigan Announces Indoor Mask Advisory for Everyone 2 and Older as Holidays Approach

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced an indoor mask advisory for people two years old and older ahead of the holiday season, regardless of vaccination status.

The announcement came Friday morning via a virtual press conference that was shared live on Facebook by WXYZ.

“Today, we are issuing a public health advisory that recommends that everyone over the age of two should wear a face mask at indoor gatherings, regardless of their vaccination status,” MDHHS Director Elizabeth Hertel said .

“In addition, establishments should implement policies to ensure that people entering or seeking services, including employees are wearing masks,” Hertel continued. “This face mask advisory takes effect immediately and remains in effect until further notice.”

The move comes as Michigan leads the country in new positive cases of the Chinese coronavirus per 100,000 people over the past seven days. – READ MORE