Executive Order 114

Executive Order 115

Key points are:

  • Reopening of retail on 6/4, restaurants and bars 6/8 across the state with limitations on capacity
  • Allow for Day Camps for children, Libraries, and museums starting 6/8 with restrictions
  • Outdoor gatherings of 100 or less people are now allowed with social distancing
  • Pet grooming services to start 6/4
  • Personal care services return on 6/10
  • Bottle returns available starting 6/15


MI Safe Start Plan

May 18, 2020: Governor Whitmer Reopens Retail, Restaurants, and Offices in Upper Peninsula, Traverse City Regions

EO 2020-91 Safeguards to protect Michigan’s workers from COVID-19

EO 91 – Business Preparedness and Response plans

Develop a COVID-19 preparedness and response plan, consistent with recommendations in Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, developed by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration and available here. By June 1, 2020, or within two weeks of resuming in-person activities, whichever is later, a business’s or operation’s plan must be made readily available to employees, labor unions, and customers, whether via website, internal network or by hard copy.

-Example plans, by level of business risk, are posted by the MI Chamber here.

Executive Order 2020-92 

Governor Whitmer Takes Significant Step to Make Child Care Affordable and Accessible for Families

Executive Orders from Governor Whitmer

MDARD, MI Pork and Beef Producers adjusting for COVID-19 to ensure continuity of meat supply

Press Release from Governor Whitmer

Encouraging the use of electronic signatures and remote notarization, witnessing, and visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic

Governor Announces New Programs to Increase and Expand Unemployment Benefits for Workers Affected by COVID-19

Provision of K-12 education during the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year

Michigan Executive Order 2020-21 Stay Home Stay Safe

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Interim Recommendations for COVID-19 Community Mitigation Strategies

Michigan Launches COVID-19 Volunteer Website