Coronavirus Coverage

County Adds Large-Scale Vaccine Site in Pontiac, Here’s How to Sign Up

April 4th 2021

On Monday, April 5, all Michigan residents 16 years and older will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine.

Restaurant Capacities to Increase, Other Changes Made by Updated State Order

March 2nd 2021

Restaurants and bars may have 50% indoor dining capacity, up to 100 people

County Awaiting More Vaccines, Adding Partnering Agencies

February 19th 2021

Of the 41,350 doses the state distributed to the Health Division since Dec. 17, 41,323 are in people’s arms.

State Allows Sports to Resume with Masks Beginning Feb. 8

February 4th 2021

Safety protocols like wearing masks and testing will help keep kids, coaches and families safe.

Indoor Dining Begins Feb. 1, With Limitations

January 22nd 2021

The order will allow for indoor dining at restaurants with certain requirements

EMS Workers Getting Vaccinated Throughout Oakland County

December 21st 2020

Oakland County received 1,950 doses in its first shipment of the two-dose Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

County Launches “The Only Way To Beat It Is To Face It” Campaign

December 10th 2020

“The Only Way To Beat It Is To Face It” is funded by a federal CARES Act grant.

Oakland County Announces Funding to Help Restaurants Recover

December 3rd 2020

The $10 million Oakland Together Restaurant Relief Program will use $7 million of Oakland County’s federal CARES Act allocation and $3 million from the county’s general fund to help restaurants hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and a reduction in business.

Pure Michigan Small Business Grant Applications Open Dec. 15

December 3rd 2020

Grants will be awarded in the amount of up to $15,000 per eligible business on a “first-in” basis.

Veterans COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Grants Available

November 19th 2020

Financial assistance can be provided for:

Housing

Utilities

Food Assistance

​Child Care

Home & Vehicle Repairs

Other Financial Impacts due to COVID-19