ACLU prods Michigan to soften restaurant contact tracing rule

Michigan adjusted its day-old epidemic order Tuesday to recommend instead of require bars and restaurants to deny entry to customers who refuse to divulge their contact information. 

The clarification was listed as an “FAQ” Tuesday on the state Department of Health and Human Services website after the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan said it worked with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration to make changes.

The FAQ guidance combined with the

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More Residents Refusing To Participate In Contact Tracing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL — While Hillsborough County’s positive test rates for coronavirus continue to soar, health officials say their ability to trace the coronavirus has declined, placing the county at a major disadvantage in combating the spread of the virus.

That was the word from Dr. Douglas Holt, director of the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, speaking to members of the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group Thursday.

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The 5 key questions about Google and Apple’s contact tracing system

The tech giants were first turned away by the Government but now they are its only hope for a functioning contact tracing app - Telegraph/Telegraph
The tech giants were first turned away by the Government but now they are its only hope for a functioning contact tracing app – Telegraph/Telegraph

This week the UK government performed an abrupt u-turn on its contact-tracing technology to tackle coronavirus. 

The app it was developing with NHSX, the health service’s research wing, is set to be replaced with an app built using technology developed by Apple and Google, the

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Six Flags Announced New Mobile Food Ordering At Their Parks To Limit Person-To-Person Contact

Photo credit: Rich Fury - Getty Images
Photo credit: Rich Fury – Getty Images

From Delish

It goes without saying that summer 2020 looks different than the summers we’re used to. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, activities like eating out, going to the beach, and going to amusement parks have been put on hold for the safety of visitors and employees. As some states phase into their reopening of non-essential businesses, the latter are making plans to

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