Coronavirus Coverage

State Shares List of COVID Testing Sites

November 18th 2020

This new list shows all current known COVID-19 testing locations in all 83 Michigan counties.

COVID Deaths Reach 8,000 in Michigan

November 16th 2020

“As the weather gets colder, we must continue to listen to medical experts and join forces to fight COVID-19.”

State Orders Three Week Emergency Restrictions to Reduce COVID Spread

November 15th 2020

The State of Michigan has issued new restrictions for three weeks to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

State Encourages Remote Working, Office Workplace Precautions Against COVID

November 12th 2020

“Workplace outbreaks are increasing along with the state’s community numbers,” said Director of COVID-19 Workplace Safety Sean Egan.

State Rolls Out COVID-19 Exposure Alert App Statewide

November 9th 2020

“This app has the potential to provide the kind of early exposure notification that is critical to preventing the spread of the virus,”

Halloween and COVID: What Activities are High, Moderate, and Low Risk?

October 24th 2020

The time is upon us to make our Halloween and “Trick or Treat” plans and everything is different this year.

Mask Use Required in Oakland County Per Health Order

October 3rd 2020

Additional health orders may be issued in the coming days to cover capacity at restaurants, bars, employee health screenings and other public health concerns.

Governor Whitmer Extends State of Emergency to Continue the Fight Against COVID-19 

September 4th 2020

“Last week, Michigan surpassed 100,000 cases and families continue to lose loved ones to COVID-19. With over 6,500 deaths, the virus continues to threaten the lives of Michiganders every day.”

Oakland County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing to School-Age Children

August 30th 2020

The Health Division offers drive-thru testing on Mondays and Wednesdays at the South Oakland Health Center at 27725 Greenfield Road in Southfield; Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Oakland County government campus, 1200 N. Telegraph Road in Pontiac;  and on Fridays at Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus at 28696 Oakland, Farmington Hills.

Deadline for Oakland Together Business Recovery Grants is Sept. 14

August 30th 2020

This competitive grant program is focused on these hard-hit sectors:
Retail
Food and Lodging Personal Services
Business Services
Entertainment and Recreation
Construction and Maintenance Services