Coronavirus Coverage

Ferndale Schools Making Plans for Fall, “Ready to Pivot” as Necessary

July 29th 2020

Parents of Ferndale Public Schools Students tuned in Tuesday evening for a Facebook Live meeting with Superintendent Dania Bazzi and other school staff to learn about the district’s plans for the fall.

County Urges Face Mask Use as COVID Cases on the Rise

July 24th 2020

Oakland County has a dashboard with information and data, including a zip code map of cases and deaths. 

Vacuum Repair, Ice Cream Shop, Bowling Alley among Madison Heights Grant Recipients

July 18th 2020

“Local businesses are owned by our neighbors, classmates and friends, and are part of our extended family. This outpouring of support demonstrates the true spirit of our community.”

Masks Required for Police, and Other Mask Orders Issued by Governor

July 17th 2020

“For the safety of our loved ones and our dedicated first responders on the front lines: mask up, Michigan.” 

2020 Candidate Interview:  Penny Luebs for County Commissioner 16th District

July 8th 2020

In the race for County Commissioner for the 16th District, incumbent Penny Luebs is unopposed in the Democratic Primary. 

With 1/3  of COVID Deaths in Nursing Homes, Lawmakers Want to End…

June 18th 2020

But what people may not realize is that the State of Michigan has been paying nursing homes to accept COVID-19 positive patients.

Governor Whitmer Extends State of Emergency to July 16th

June 18th 2020

Governor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-127, which extends the state of emergency declaration related to the COVID-19 pandemic until July 16.

Holly Hotel, Other Restaurants Adapt to Dining at a Distance, Outdoor Seating

June 10th 2020

Restaurants like Avia, Blackthorn Pub, Red Devil, Northern Oak Brewery and more have all been included in the County’s guidance.  Patrons can dine in or carryout, and are welcome to enjoy the tables in the Battle Alley space.

Clerks Come Together for Oakland County Safe, Healthy and Secure Elections Advisory Council

June 10th 2020

We want to make sure all votes get counted, and elections can be held fairly and safely in 2020.

As COVID-19 Continues, County Releases New Map and Data

June 10th 2020

For all other COVID-19 questions, contact the COVID-19 Help Hotline at 248-858-1000 or hotline@oakgov.com.