Gov. Whitmer signs order requiring children, workers to wear masks at Michigan childcare centers, camps
Gretchen Whitmer has signed an executive order requiring children and workers to wear face masks at Michigan childcare centers, camps and buses. All staff members and children ages 2 and older will now have to wear face coverings on school buses and other transportation. Staff members and children ages 4 and older have to wear face coverings in all indoor common spaces. Staff members and children ages 12 and old have to wear face coverings in classrooms, homes, cabins and similar indoor small group settings. Whitmer said she strongly encourages all children ages 2 and older to wear face coverings inside, though its not required by this executive order.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps, school sports
Gretchen Whitmer has lifted some restrictions on overnight summer camps and K-12 school sport activities across the state. Whitmer issued executive order 2020-120 on Friday afternoon. School sportsThe executive order also allows certain K-12 school sports activities and other in-person extracurricular school activities to resume. Participants must follow social distancing guidelines, Whitmer said. While this is good news, theres still more work to do to protect Michigan families from the spread of this virus, avoid a second wave, and protect the heroes on the front lines.
Gov. Whitmer: Overnight summer camps, school sports to restart Monday
Whitmer said summer camps and youth sports could resume starting Monday, June 15th. Gretchen Whitmer lifts restrictions on overnight summer camps, school sportsIn downtown Detroit at Detroit PALs Corner Ballpark, private games were already being hosted Friday. Making sure we have plenty of hand sanitizers around. Making sure we don't have common drinking bottles making sure everyone has to bring their own water bottle, Superintendent Dr. Steve Matthews said. Overnight summer camps are also allowed to restart Monday.