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Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an order that toughens rules requiring people to wear protective masks in public. As we hear from Rick Pluta, this in response to an increase in COVID-19 infections.

In the executive order, Whitmer says “no shoes, no shirt, no mask, no service.” It applies to restaurants, retailers and any other indoor businesses open to the public.

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Decisions are being made across the state about how schools will resume in the fall. If classes are held in person many teachers are concerned they may not have enough sick time if they contract Covid-19.


On today's WCMU Morning News Roundup, we'll hear about new implicit-bias training requirements for medical professionals in Michigan. And we'll hear about a dip in vaccination rates that is a cause for concern for some health professionals.


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Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a directive today to include training in how to recognize and guard against implicit bias for health care professionals.   

New medical training issued to combat inequalities

Jul 9, 2020
Courtesy Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Facebook Page

The Coronavirus pandemic has put a spotlight on racial inequity within the health care system. In Michigan, Black people are four times more likely to be infected with Covid-19 than white people.

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