Tag: mask mandate

a woman holds an anti-mask sign that reads "My body my choice"

October 20, 2021

Politicization of the pandemic has led to violent rhetoric and burned out public health experts.

a person holds a sign reading "no mask will quarantine my voice"

October 18, 2021

Members of the group protested the county’s mask mandate Friday.

A woman puts protective face mask loops around her ears.

October 7, 2021

The resolution would have prompted the county’s health officer to rescind the order requiring masks in most schools.

a screen capture of a Kalamazoo County Commission virutal meeting

October 5, 2021

A resolution before the county board to end protection for K-6 graders contains numerous inaccuracies about the efficacy of masks and vaccines.

a woman takes the temperature of a small girl in a face mask

October 4, 2021

Some other counties have cancelled mask rules due to worries over new state regulations.

A student wearing a face mask raises his hand

October 1, 2021

The governor is assuring local governments that they won’t lose funding because of their mask policies.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

September 30, 2021

The $53 billion budget will shore up ambulance services and bridges, but will not include a ban on mask mandates.

a man holds a protest sign that reads "masks don't work"

September 28, 2021

Local ordinances have resulted in threats of violence. Public health officials want the state to take a stand.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer

September 23, 2021

A small part of the legislatures new budget bill would block health officials from issuing mask orders. But the governor may not let it through.

a sign in front of a cement building reads "Administration Building"

September 22, 2021

Some people want the county to repeal rules requiring masks in schools. Some on the county commission want to make that happen.