Coronavirus Coverage

Playgrounds in Oakland County May Be Used Again Friday

June 3rd 2020

The County Health division is providing a day of preparation and recommends that playground operators utilize signage and other methods to remind visitors of the COVID-19 Health protocols which include practicing social distancing…

Stay Home, Stay Safe Order Comes to End, Here’s What’s Able to Open and When

June 1st 2020

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-110, rescinding her Safer at Home order and moving the entire state to phase four of the MI Safe Start Plan. 

Emergency Grants Available for Veterans and Service Members Impacted by COVID-19

May 24th 2020

The grants can be used for health, economic and financial hardships resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Retail Reopenings, Gatherings, Services and More in Latest from Governor

May 21st 2020

“The data shows that Michigan is ready to phase in these sectors of our economy, but we must stay vigilant…”

Oakland County Now Has Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for Any Adult

May 21st 2020

County Executive David Coulter said the expanded testing is important as Oakland County and the state gradually reopens, which includes resumed operations for many area businesses and manufacturers.

Spirit of Main Street Grants Awarded, Second Round Deadline Aug. 30

May 20th 2020

“We fund these grants to help attract and retain small businesses and, in turn, build stronger local economies and communities.”

Face Mask and Temp Checks the New Normal at County Buildings

May 18th 2020

Coulter said. “Our team has worked very hard evaluating each building, its public spaces and offices, to determine how we can best serve the public and our employees while maintaining appropriate social distancing and other health protocols.

Governor Whitmer Reopens Businesses in Upper Peninsula, Traverse City Regions  

May 18th 2020

Stopping the spread of this virus is still key and if we can’t, then we will have to close it down again.

Music for the Mourning & Surprises for Seniors: Bagpiper Don Ross Plays On

May 17th 2020

However, the challenges make the bright spots matter even more, and Ross is seeing his work in a new light as he’s been surprising seniors who have been isolating to stay safe from the COVID-19 spread.

Governor Whitmer Extends Order Suspending Evictions

May 16th 2020

“It’s critical Michiganders can self-quarantine and continue staying safer at home without fear of being evicted,” Governor Whitmer said.