Coronavirus Coverage

Wayne State Honors Three Students Lost to COVID-19 w/Degrees

April 27th 2020

WSU has unanimously approved the conferral of posthumous degrees for three Wayne State students who tragically passed away prior to graduation.

To Protect Victims from Stalking & Harassment, PPOs in Michigan Extended

April 27th 2020

“Unfortunately, these victims are particularly vulnerable to stalking and harassment — which is why they sought protection in the first place,” Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said.

Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

April 24th 2020

Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-59, extending her “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15.

Court Order Extends Filing Deadline for Candidates, Reduces…

April 20th 2020

US District Court Judge Terrence Berg issued a court order that changes the April 21 filing deadline and rules for some candidates

Attorney General Warns of Scams as Stimulus Money Arrives

April 20th 2020

With the widespread knowledge that these relief payments are being dispersed, many who care for or have access to a vulnerable adult may see this as an opportunity to misuse those funds,

Royal Oak Commissioner Gibbs Says “No” to Resignation Request…

April 18th 2020

Royal Oak Mayor Mike Fournier felt so strongly that he asked Gibbs to resign. Oakland County Times obtained the email conversation between them…

Online Meetings, Treatment Options, Help Michiganders Stay Sober

April 17th 2020

“Anxiety and stress are really high right now. If you are in your recovery walk, know that there are [other] people who are struggling.”

Coronavirus Update: 361 Oakland County Residents Dead, 1,768 Statewide

April 15th 2020

Click on the zip codes of the map and check out other stats…

County Board Institutes Hiring Freeze During Coronavirus Crisis

April 14th 2020

At its meeting last night, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution to temporarily suspend county hiring,

Drive Thru COVID-19 Testing to Include First Responders, Essential Workers

April 14th 2020

First responders, essential business employees and Pontiac residents who display symptoms of the coronavirus… should call the Health Division’s “Nurse on Call” hotline at 1-800-848-5533 to schedule an appointment.