OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Oakland County Health Division officials said a local emergency order mandating face coverings has been rescinded as the county will follow an emergency order issued Monday by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
The county’s local Emergency Order 2020-12 was issued on Saturday in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
“The local emergency order issued this weekend is now covered by the emergency order released today by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services,” said Leigh-Anne Stafford, Oakland County health officer. “We must remain vigilant with wearing a face covering, social distancing and other protection measures to not regress in our fight against COVID-19.”
The order by MDHHS reinstates major aspects of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s previous emergency orders:
- Masks are required at indoor and outdoor gatherings that involve people from different households.
- Specific gathering limitations.
- Bars must close indoor common areas,