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Michigan 2-1-1 Statewide Coverage 2 year Anniversary

2-1-1 celebrating two years of connecting people across Michigan!

Today, we’re celebrating two years of 2-1-1 connecting people to information, resources, and services across every corner of Michigan!Available online, by phone or by text, 2-1-1 connects people to over 36,000 local, statewide, and national resources that range from employment, family support, food, government services, health, housing, public benefits, volunteerism, youth services and others. Whether you’re in Marquette or Monroe, know that you can give help and get help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling 2-1-1, visiting www.mi211.org or texting your zip code to 898-211. We’re excited to celebrate two years of statewide coverage across Michigan, and look forward to continuing our commitment to providing consistent, reliable, timely, and accurate access to information to support connected communities where all people thrive.

10 Must-Knows as Michigan Kids Head Back to School

The 2018-19 school year begins with many new rules and issues parents need to know.  Learn the 10 things to know as your children head back to school. For more information: https://www.freep.com/story/news/education/2018/09/04/back-school-michigan/1158240002/

CDC Announces 2018-2019 Flu Season Recommendations

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has published their recommendations for the annual influenza vaccination. For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/current.htm

U of M Offers Aid to Lower-Income Students

The University of Michigan lower-income program "Go Blue Guarantee" will welcome its first new class of recipients this fall. For more information:

 https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2018/06/29/um-efforts-aid-lower-income-students-begin-bear-fruit/721229002/

Healthy Michigan Plan Requires Medicaid Receipts to Work

Most Medicaid recipients under the Healthy Michigan plan will be required to work at least 80-hours per month or risk losing coverage under the new law signed by Govern Snyder. For more information: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2018/06/22/michigan-medicaid-work-requirement-law/726538002/

https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2018/06/14/michigan-medicaid-work-requirements/699643002/