Whitmer: Willingness to comply figures into COVID decisions

Apr 2, 2021

Governor Gretchen Whitmer helped launch a new mass COVID-19 vaccination site today  in Oakland County.

Whitmer said she’s focused on getting as many people vaccinated as quickly as possible; encouraging people to continue to wear masks;  and to remain socially distanced in public places.

   She’s held back on re-tightening restrictions despite escalating case numbers and hospitalizations. Whitmer said  “COVID fatigue” is a problem.

   “All the best policies in the world don’t do any good if people won’t comply or won’t follow, do their best to follow them.”

   All Michiganders aged 16 and older will be eligible for vaccines Monday. The governor says she’ll get vaccinated Tuesday.