Press Releases

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Press Releases

Governor Whitmer Proposes MI Healthy Communities, a $1.4 Billion Plan to Expand Care for Families, Build up Facilities, and Invest in Local Public Health – released Sept. 14, 2021
“Investing in the infrastructure of Michigan’s skilled nursing facilities is essential in the efforts to continue to protect residents from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases,” said Melissa Samuel, President & CEO of Health Care Association of Michigan. “Using this funding to invest in our caregivers will encourage dedicated individuals to stay in the profession. We appreciate Governor Whitmer’s support of our providers and the residents they serve.”

HCAM Statement on Vaccine Mandates – released July 29, 2021

AHCA Board of Governors Elects Two New Members
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) expanded the size of its Board of Governors and elected two new members to at-large positions: Reginald (Reggie) Hartsfield of Michigan and Tina Sandri of Washington, D.C. – released May 25, 2021

Michigan’s Skilled Nursing Facilities Maintaining Vigilance as Rates of Resident COVID-19 Cases Continue to Decline – released March 25, 2021

Nursing Facility Residents and Staff Need Your Help – released Nov. 17, 2020

Michigan Nursing Homes COVID-19 Preparedness Task Force – released Sept. 1, 2020

Response to MDHHS Releasing Additional Nursing Facility Data – released June 15, 2020

HCAM in the News

Opinion: Celebrate skilled nursing staff for their compassionate care – Detroit News

Nursing Facilities Must Be A Priority in Fight Against COVID-19: Testing is Key to Prevention – Mlive

Why testing is the best way to fight pandemic in nursing facilities – Detroit Free Press

How nursing facility providers are responding to COVID-19 – Detroit Free Press

Nursing home providers: Why we’re closing during coronavirus outbreak – Detroit Free Press

Members in the News

This is what coronavirus recovery looks like – Mlive

Day in the life of a COVID nurse – Mlive

Meet some of Michigan’s ‘guardian angels’ in COVID-19 pandemic – Mlive

Despite COVID-19, resilient smiles abound at these skilled nursing facilities – Mlive

How you can ‘make a difference in someone’s life’ at MediLodge – Mlive