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 AVMA, CDC, MDARD, State of Michigan and other reliable sources. You can access these resources by visiting the Resources & Updates section on this page.


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 - Emergency Order Issued  

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon issued an Emergency Order under section 2253 of the Public Health Code restricting gathering sizes, requiring face coverings in public spaces and childcare facilities, placing capacity limitations on stores, bars and other public venues and providing for safer workplaces.

View the Emergency 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 from MIOSHA & MDHHS

MDHHS Oct. 9 Epidemic Order Infographic


MDHHS Oct. 9 Epidemic Order Fact Sheet


MIOSHA COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

MIOSHA Emergency Rules Fact Sheet



The MVMA Small Animal Seminar Series (SAS) has arrived. To learn more about the upcoming virtual and in-person seminars, please click here or visit


For general questions, please email

John Tramontana, MS, CAE

Chief Executive Officer

Sheri Fandel

Director of Operations

Kara Henrys

Director of Member Services

Samuel Florio

Director of Communications

& Digital Strategy

Nancy Frank, DVM, MPH DACVPM

Staff Veterinarian


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 Emergency Order

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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