Coronavirus Coverage

SMART Adjusts Bus Services

March 25th 2020

SMART services provide a critical role getting those who need transit to get to critical infrastructure jobs as well as those who need to make essential trips.

County Order: Employees Must Be Screened to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

March 24th 2020

The Oakland County Health Division today issued an emergency order requiring essential businesses to screen all employees for illness, exposure to COVID-19…

Food Pantries Adapt to Stay Safe, Serve More as Need Continues to Grow

March 24th 2020

Not only are pantry volunteers continuing to tackle the endless need to keep provisions coming in and going out, they’re also adjusting their work flows, pantry spaces, and procedures to keep volunteers and recipients safe.

Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Temporarily Suspending Evictions 

March 24th 2020

The executive order takes effect immediately and will remain in effect until April 17 at 11:59 p.m. 

Information for Employers & Employees Affected by Stay Home Order

March 23rd 2020

Below you will find available resources for workers and employees affected by COVID-19.

…Collecting Specific Item Donations to Help Hospitals & EMTs

March 21st 2020

“…maybe you’re a dentist’s office whose affected by the Governor’s order yesterday (Friday) or maybe you’re another kind of facility that has access to this equipment…”

Governor Orders Closure of Tanning, Hair, Nail, Massage, Tattoo & Other Service Businesses

March 21st 2020

“That’s why we are making decisions based on science and facts to protect public health and keep people safe. I know these changes will be hard, but they are temporary…

Bobcat Bonnie’s Owner Shares Lessons for Short-Term Restaurant Closure

March 21st 2020

Bobcat Bonnie’s has closed to protect the public from the Coronavirus, and we’ve noted some things we’d want other business owners to know.

Coronavirus Death, Closure of Playgrounds & Malls, and More Updates

March 21st 2020

The county is currently handling 227 confirmed cases through various hospitals and self-quarantine.

Valentine Distilling & Griffin Claw Step Up to Manufacture Sanitizer

March 21st 2020

Valentine Distilling Co. has gone so far to voluntarily pause its spirits production to utilize its manufacturing facility to make the base required to produce the sanitizer.