Judge refuses to block ban on Michigan indoor dining
DETROIT – A judge on Wednesday refused to block Michigan’s ban on indoor dining amid a surge in coronavirus cases. Maloney turned down a request for an injunction with a week left in the three-week indoor dining ban. Whitmer said about chance of Michigan’s stricter COVID-19 rules extending past 3 weeksThe Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association and some restaurants sued the state health director. They said they can safely provide indoor dining and were being treated unfairly when compared to other businesses. The judge said he might ask the Michigan Supreme Court for guidance on that point.
New order requires Oakland County residents to wear face masks in most public spaces
A new emergency health order is requiring Oakland County residents to wear face masks anytime they leave their home in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Oakland County Health Officer Leigh-Anne Stafford issued an emergency health order Saturday that requires residents to wear face masks or coverings at any location apart from their home. “Oakland County was hit hard by COVID-19 and the virus is still in our communities,” Stafford said. In Oakland County masks will continue to be mandatory by order of our health experts. I am confident that our residents and businesses will continue to keep each other safe and protected.”Click here to read the entire Oakland County health order.