Coronavirus Coverage

Governor’s Order Protects Employees Who Stay Home, Clarifies “Stay Home” Order

April 3rd 2020

“It’s crucial that anyone experiencing symptoms, and those they live with, stay home and stay safe.”

Governor Orders School Buildings Closed Through End of School Year

April 2nd 2020

Every district’s plan will be different and will reflect what’s best and feasible for their community

Attorney General: JoAnn Fabrics Not an Essential Service

March 31st 2020

The Attorney General’s office recently added a new section to its website, Know Your Employment Rights, to provide Michigan residents with more information on the legal rights of employees and employers under the executive order.  

Area Agency on Aging: Connect with Older Loved Ones During the Coronavirus Crisis

March 31st 2020

Tips for staying in touch with loved ones despite restrictions on in-person visits:

County Shares City by City Data on Coronavirus Cases

March 30th 2020

The map will be updated each evening. Darker areas on the map have more confirmed cases.

Michigan National Guard to Help Staff Food Banks

March 30th 2020

Support to the Food Banks is scheduled to begin March 30 and is expected to continue through mid-April.

SMART Bus Services Cut Back as COVID-19 Impacts Ridership

March 29th 2020

SMART is implementing further service reductions starting Tuesday, March 31, 2020 as a way to better match service on the road with the reduced demand.

Pics: Signs of Support Dot Walks Throughout Oakland County

March 28th 2020

Here are some pics from around the county.  Add yours to our Facebook conversation to share what fun things you’ve seen or done!

County Announces $3 Million Stabilization Fund for Small Businesses

March 27th 2020

“The Board of Commissioners is committed to keeping our small businesses in operation and our health care systems above water, supporting their many employees and keeping our residents safe,” said David Woodward, board chairman.

17 Deaths and 691 Cases of Coronavirus in Oakland County So Far 

March 27th 2020

As of March 26 there have been 691 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Oakland County.