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Governor Whitmer’s Update on Vaccine Rollout and Path out of Pandemic

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer and  Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun provided an update on vaccine rollout and the MI Vacc to Normal Challenge. They were joined by Dr. Srikar Reddy, President-Elect of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, and John Walsh, President and CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association.  

The Governor praised Michigan’s progress on vaccinations. Michigan has reached the first milestone of the ‘MI Vacc to Normal’ plan, and the Governor anticipates that MIOSHA will take action allowing offices to allow in-person work on May 24. COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have also decreased since mid-April. She encourages Michiganders who have not gotten vaccinated yet to get their shots as soon as possible.  

To view the PowerPoint presentation that the governor used during today’s press conference, click the link below:   

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See below for photos from today’s press conference: 

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