Coronavirus Coverage

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. 

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.