Added: Brenna Veach - Date: 24.11.2021 12:52 - Views: 20471 - Clicks: 8258
Lansing — Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun recommended Thursday that parents prohibit playdates for their children to decrease the spread of the coronavirus, even as the state has allowed students to congregate in classrooms and student-athletes to return to contact sports. Khaldun, a mother of three, recommended instead that parents organize virtual playdates.
Barring that, playdates should be as small as possible, held outdoors and comply with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive orders, she said. Try to be creative and have video conference calls with your children's friends when possible.
In addressing questions about recent state orders requiring mask use by student-athletes, Khaldun said there was little to no scientific evidence that it was unhealthy for athletes to wear a mask. The chief medical executive's comments came during a Thursday press conference where Whitmer announced that aboutfront-line workers are eligible for tuition-free college under a program called Futures for Frontliners.
Eligibility applies to Michigan residents who have worked in an essential industry outside their home from April to June and have not already gained an associate or bachelor's degree. The program, Whitmer said, was inspired by the GI bill that provided free college tuition to Michigan play dates. People working in the medical field, manufacturing, sanitation, retail and grocery stores are among those who could qualify.
Applications are due Dec. Thursday marks six months since Michigan confirmed its first two coronavirus cases on March Since then, the state has loggedcases and 6, deaths linked to the virus. Noting the six-month anniversary, Whitmer attacked the president for downplaying the coronavirus in his comments to the American people ahead of the March outbreak, noting that she'd long believed the administration to be "reckless and non particularly well-informed" about the virus.
They didn't tell us. And the biggest threat to the American people is the American president right now," she said. To control the spread, the governor has issued more than executive orders but her authority is being challenged at the Michigan Supreme Court and through a petition initiative seeking to repeal a law under which she is issuing the orders. On Wednesday, Whitmer said the state is still in the "relatively early phases" of the pandemic.
Facebook Twitter. Michigan medical executive: Kids should avoid playdates.Michigan play dates
email: [email protected] - phone:(177) 784-8885 x 2181
Managing conversations around COVID when scheduling playdates for your kids