The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHSS) issued a new emergency order Nov. 15 that enacts a three-week pause targeting indoor social gatherings and other group activities to curb the rapidly rising COVID-19 infection rates.
The order takes effect Nov. 18 and is not a blanket stay-home action.
Under this order, indoor residential gatherings are limited to two households at any time. However, MDHHS strongly urges families to pick a single other household to interact with over the next three weeks, consistent with new guidance released by the department.
The order is aimed at limiting residential and non-residential gatherings where COVID-19 spreads rapidly.
The order leaves open work that cannot be performed from home, including for manufacturing, construction, and health occupations.
Outdoor gatherings, outdoor dining, and parks remain open. Individualized activities with distancing and face masks are still allowed including:
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