State health leaders, physicians provide an update on current COVID-19 metrics

Posted at 9:31 AM, Jan 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-11 10:50:51-05

LANSING, Mich. — State public health leaders and physicians provided an update on current COVID-19 metrics Tuesday morning.

They also urged Michiganders to protect themselves from COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses as the state continues to see a record number of cases and hospitalizations.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Elizabeth Hertel was joined by Chief Medical Executive for the State of Michigan Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian and Dr. Lauren Yagiela, pediatric critical care physician at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.