Coronavirus Coverage

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.

More Businesses to Open Under Michigan’s Safe Start Plan

June 5th 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Orders 2020-114 and 2020-115 to reopen more regions and economic sectors under the MI Safe Start Plan

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.