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Update Your Member Profile, COVID-19 Stats, Reopening of Physician Practices, Economic Stimulus Update, Action Alerts, Tele-Town Halls, Washtenaw Community Directory, and Mental Health Support for Physicians

Quick Update of Your Membership Profile Help make sure WCMS and MSMS have the most up-to-date contact information for you. Log-in to your MSMS membership profile to fill in and save your latest email, mailing, and phone information. Having problems accessing your profile? Contact MSMS Membership Relations at (517) 336-5719 or email Heather Foster at hfoster@msms.org. COVID-19 Statistics…
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COVID-19 Stats, Tele-Town with Gov. Whitmer, Legislative Committee Meeting, PPE for Physician Practices, Safe Return to Practice Guidance, Mental Health Support Lines, & Spring Bulletin

  COVID-19 Statistics (County, State, Nation, World) and Highlights from Washtenaw County Health Dept. Summary as of Monday, May 11: Governor Whitmer's “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order is in place through May 28. Washtenaw County COVID-19 Case Statistics Confirmed & Probable Cases - 1,424 Total Deaths - 84 State of Michigan COVID-19 Case Statistics…
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COVID-19 Update: COVID-19 Stats, Safe Return to Practice Recommendations, Dr. Cinti WEMU Interview, Tele-Town Hall Series, Practice Survey, HOD Resolutions, Support Lines, & Spring Bulletin

COVID-19 Statistics (County, State, Nation, World) and Highlights from Washtenaw County Health Dept. Summary as of Thursday, April 30: Governor Whitmer's “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order is in place through May 15. Executive Order 2020-67 places Michigan under a state of emergency through May 28. Washtenaw County COVID-19 Case Statistics Confirmed & Probable Cases…
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COVID-19 Update: Federal Financial Aid, MSMS Tele-Town Hall with CPAs, Physician Support Line, Free MAT Training, CME and Webinars, and Practice Survey

Federal Aid Package Pending Additional PPP Opportunities Key federal leaders have made progress on a $482 billion aid package that would replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and provide funding for hospitals facing financial shortfalls due to COVID-19. Within the $310 million PPP aid package, $60 billion would be set aside specifically for smaller lending facilities.…
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Financial Resources for Physicians, Practices, and Medical Students during COVID-19

The CARES Act, Support for Physician Practices, and Student Loan News This communication highlights financial assistance opportunities for physicians, students, and practices of varying size in accordance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: Paycheck Protection Program (for businesses with up to 500 employees) Coronavirus Economic Stabilization Act (for businesses between 500-10,000…
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WCMS Bulletin: Spring 2020 Edition

Access the digital 1st quarter issue of the WCMS Bulletin: President's Message on COVID-19, COVID-19 Resources, January Action Day in Lansing, Share Your Story, MedConnect Event Summary, Highlights of the Executive Council Meeting, Washtenaw County Health Department Medical Director Report, & More! This issue of the WCMS Bulletin is finally arriving, a little bit late, because…
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COVID-19 Modeling Dashboard

Click on the image below to view Michigan's COVID-19 forecasts and the impact social distancing measures have on flattening the curve.  Michigan COVID-19 Modeling Dashboard prepared by the University of Michigan Epimath COVID-19 Modeling Group: Andrew Brouwer, PhD - Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan Sandro Cinti, MD - Department of Internal Medicine, University of…
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President’s Message on COVID-19

President's Message on COVID-19 As president of the Washtenaw County Medical Society, I'm writing to inform you of the work we're doing to support and facilitate the county-wide response to COVID-19. I hope our efforts will result in the lowest per capita infection rate and lowest per capita death rate in the state, the country,…
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Spotlight: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

WCMS is spotlighting these resources in response to COVID-19: COUNTY Coronavirus Resources via the Washtenaw County Health Department Washtenaw PPE Donation Sites - IHA, St. Joseph Mercy, and the University of Michigan STATE Michigan Health Action Network: Sign-up for Michigan-specific alerts Cumulative Data for Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in MI by County with Patient Statistics Coronavirus…
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