Coronavirus Coverage

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.

Oakland County Reports First Coronavirus Death

March 20th 2020

“This is a tragic loss and we share our heartfelt condolences with the family,” Oakland County Executive David Coulter said.

Local Agencies Share Mental Health Support, Crisis Line & More

March 20th 2020

Services by the county providers have continued with some changes. The agencies are reaching out to people they serve through telephone or telehealth…

Restrictions Placed on Non-Essential Medical & Dental Procedures 

March 20th 2020

“My number one priority remains to flatten the curve and protect the most people we can from the spread of coronavirus,” said Governor Whitmer.

Text Updates, Nurse on Call, and Resource Hotline through Oakland County

March 19th 2020

“For those of us who rely on our phones this is an easy way to receive updates,” Coulter said. “We want our residents to stay current with important information as it becomes available.”

Public Bodies in Michigan May Meet Electronically…

March 18th 2020

“During this crisis, we must ensure that public officials can do their job to meet the needs of residents, while also ensuring that meetings remain open, accessible and transparent to the public.”  

Updates: New Cases, Price Gouging, Restaurant Support and More

March 17th 2020

The normal crowd was replaced by reporters and public officials for a press conference Monday afternoon.

Here’s How Michigan Small Businesses Can Apply for SBA Coronavirus Relief Loans

March 15th 2020

Legislation passed earlier this month makes $1 billion available to the SBA to subsidize disaster relief loans to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and nonprofits.

Local Businesses are Hurting, Here’s How to Help Safely

March 15th 2020

However, the increase in people staying home is also impacting local businesses – particularly independent retailers, service providers, and restaurants.