COVID-19

What no more stay-at-home means for Michigan

Summer plans may be a little different now that the governor has lifted stay-at-home orders.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that as of next week, stay-at-home orders will be no more. In addition, bars and restaurants, swimming pools, and kids’ day camps will be able to reopen, bringing Michigan back to something a little more like normal.

Whitmer cited declining COVID-19 rates as the reasoning behind the orders, and said she could reinstate restrictions if numbers spike again.

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But not everything is back open. Notably, barbershops and hair salons aren’t able to resume work, according to an article in Bridge Magazine.

“If you’re like me and you need a haircut separately, a couple more weeks of this and we may be back in a place where we’re able to do that,” said Whtimer during a press conference Monday. “It’s still going to require protocols. It’s still going to require every one of us keeping our guard up and doing the right thing.”

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