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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/