COVID-19 Updates & Resources

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the MVMA is taking steps to protect our staff and our members. In response, the MVMA has created this page as a helpful resource center to help navigate any questions or concerns you may have during this time. We will continuously update this page with valuable information as we receive updates from the MDHHS, MISOSHA, AVMA, CDC, MDARD and other reliable sources. You can access these resources by visiting the Resources & Updates section on this page.


NOTICE: For the safety of our staff, the office will be operating remotely until further notice.

For general questions, please email

John Tramontana, MS, CAE

Chief Executive Officer

Sheri Fandel

Chief Operations Officer

Kara Henrys

Director of Learning and

Strategic Partnerships

Samuel Florio

Director of Communications

& Digital Strategy

Nancy Frank, DVM, MPH DACVPM

Staff Veterinarian


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 - Emergency Order Issued  

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new epidemic order to contain the spread of COVID-19. Although most of the order is unchanged, new provisions target indoor gatherings where COVID has spread most rapidly.

View the Epidemic Order by clicking here.


Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)

Friday, Oct. 14, 2020 - Emergency Rules Issued  

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) is one of the first state OSHA programs to promulgate rules which clarify the safety requirements employers must follow to protect their employees from COVID-19.

View the Emergency Rules by clicking here. 

Resources & Updates 

Learn more and stay up-to-date on COVID-19 by clicking the resources below:


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)

MIOSHA Resources and Updates on COVID-19 

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

MDHHS Epidemic Orders 

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD)

COVID-19 Information and Updates

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA Resources and Updates on COVID-19 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    CDC COVID-19 Resource Center

    United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

    Latest news on Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

    American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

    What Veterinarians Need to Know - Resource Center 


    Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM)

        Small Business COVID-19 Resources

        Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

        Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

        U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

        Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

        U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

        Coronavirus Resources

        American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

        COVID-19 Business Strategy and Economic Impact

        U.S. Chamber of Commerce

        Michigan Veterinary Medical Association

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