Coronavirus Coverage

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.

Tips for Maintaining Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 26th 2020

As we incorporate scary-sounding phrases like “social distancing” and “self-isolation” into our daily vocabularies, it’s apparent we must also devote time and attention to our mental and emotional health

How to Report Price-Gouging, Executive Order Violations

March 25th 2020

The orders are in place to protect the public health and welfare of Michigan’s residents…

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…”