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County Announces $3 Million Stabilization Fund for Small Businesses

March 27th 2020

“The Board of Commissioners is committed to keeping our small businesses in operation and our health care systems above water, supporting their many employees and keeping our residents safe,” said David Woodward, board chairman.

17 Deaths and 691 Cases of Coronavirus in Oakland County So Far 

March 27th 2020

As of March 26 there have been 691 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Oakland County.

Census: A Revolutionary Idea, Plus Reasons to be Counted

March 26th 2020

The census is as old as America. And so are controversies about it.

Tips for Maintaining Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 26th 2020

As we incorporate scary-sounding phrases like “social distancing” and “self-isolation” into our daily vocabularies, it’s apparent we must also devote time and attention to our mental and emotional health

How to Report Price-Gouging, Executive Order Violations

March 25th 2020

The orders are in place to protect the public health and welfare of Michigan’s residents…

SMART Adjusts Bus Services

March 25th 2020

SMART services provide a critical role getting those who need transit to get to critical infrastructure jobs as well as those who need to make essential trips.

English Language Support Continues as Oakland Literacy Council Tutors Online

March 25th 2020

I have two students that I have committed myself to each week. Yet I’m embracing this new opportunity to learn and expand my knowledge of using digital tools.

County Order: Employees Must Be Screened to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

March 24th 2020

The Oakland County Health Division today issued an emergency order requiring essential businesses to screen all employees for illness, exposure to COVID-19…

Food Pantries Adapt to Stay Safe, Serve More as Need Continues to Grow

March 24th 2020

Not only are pantry volunteers continuing to tackle the endless need to keep provisions coming in and going out, they’re also adjusting their work flows, pantry spaces, and procedures to keep volunteers and recipients safe.

Waterford Township Police Seeking Theft Suspect

March 24th 2020

The suspect is described as a heavy set white male, wearing a blue jacket, light colored pants, light colored shoes and a multi-colored winter hat