Coronavirus (COVID-19) Recommendations  from the State of Michigan

Following the announcement of Michigan's first presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are providing recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of the virus.  These recommendations are at the individual, organizational, and community levels.   Please take a moment to review the Interim Recommendations to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 (March 11, 2020).

Information about this outbreak is changing rapidly.  You can stay informed by regularly visiting and

In general, the best way to prevent the spread of the virus is to practice good health habits:

  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily
  • Avoid shaking hands and personal contact