Understanding the Effective Reproduction Rate provides insight into average number of people who become infected by an infectious person. If it’s above 1.0, COVID-19 will spread quickly. If it’s below 1.0, infections will slow.
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, in collaboration with leaders and experts from industry, and state and local public health, has developed best practice guidelines to help industry employers understand the requirements under the governor’s executive orders.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s MI Safe Start Plan outlines how we will begin to re-engage while continuing to keep our communities safe. Re-engagement will happen in phases. Those businesses that are necessary to protect and sustain life are already open. As we move into lower-risk phases, additional business categories will re-open and the restrictions on public gatherings and social interactions will ease.