Michigan Governor Whitmer Announces Appointments

Michigan Governor Whitmer Announces Appointments

Commission to help educate Michiganders on safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine

LANSING, MI (STL.News) Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed new members to the bipartisan Protect Michigan Commission. The appointees represent a diverse array of industries, professions, and backgrounds.  Housed within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the commission will help raise awareness of the safety and effectiveness of an approved COVID-19 vaccine, educate the people of this state, and help protect the health and safety of all Michigan residents.

“Michigan is working around the clock to ramp up vaccinations and reach our goal of 50,000 shots in arms per day, and with the help of the Protect Michigan Commission we can ensure everyone has a plan to get vaccinated once the opportunity becomes available to them,” said Governor Whitmer.  “The bipartisan members of this group will play a vital role in helping to reinforce the importance of everyone getting the safe and effective vaccine.  I am confident that the members of this commission will rise to the occasion and help Michigan end the COVID-19 pandemic once and for all.”

“Our clearest path to healthy communities, a growing economy, and day-to-day activities free from fear is through the COVID-19 vaccine,” Lt.

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