Gov. Whitmer release video on Twitter urging everyone to do their part

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Whitmer released a video on Twitter, encouraging Michiganders, the legislature, the president, and Congress to do their part in protecting families, frontline workers, and small businesses from the pandemic.

In her caption of the video on Twitter, Gov. Whitmer stated, “COVID-19 didn’t stop being a threat because of the current ruling, because we’re tired of it, or because the legislature left town. We all have to do our part, because when it comes to fighting this virus, we are all in this together.”

Today, Michigan Department of health and Human Services Director Robert Gordon issued and Emergency Order restricting gathering sizes and requiring face coverings in public spaces.

If the MDHHS director determines that control of an epidemic is necessary to protect the public health, the director by emergency order may prohibit the gathering of people for any purpose and may establish procedures to be followed during the epidemic to insure continuation of essential public health services and enforcement of health laws.

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