State’s plan to reopen Michigan brings hope to struggling businesses
“We can all throw some burgers on the grill, catch a Tigers game and hit the lake with our friends. We can enjoy our Michigan summer,” said Willpower Fitness Group owner William McCray. “I’m happy, I’m ecstatic and I think we’re moving in the right direction.”
Is it safe to see friends? Should children have play dates? COVID-19 expert shares advice
Gretchen Whitmer opens more of the state, many people are wondering if its safe to see their friends or have play dates for children. Local 4 spoke with a doctor from University of Michigan Hospital about her advice for navigating the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the state continues to reopen. READ: Heres everything that has reopened across entire state of Michigan as of todayWe are all longing to be with our friends, Dr. Preeti Malani said. Keeping those contact groups smaller is going to be better in terms of your overall risk, Malani said. The same concepts apply to play dates for children, although Malani acknowledges its tougher for children to socially distance.
Should you feel safe going to restaurants now that theyre reopening in Michigan?
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Should you feel comfortable going to dine in at restaurants now that theyre reopening in Michigan? A coronavirus (COVID-19) expert spoke to Local 4 about the risks to consider. READ: Heres everything that has reopened across entire state of Michigan as of todayThere are a few things to think about, Malani said. How open does it feel? Malani said. In that case, it probably is.She said check to see if the staff is following the recommended coronavirus safety rules.