Text Updates, Nurse on Call, and Resource Hotline through Oakland County
(Oakland County, March 19, 2020)
Oakland County residents interested in receiving the latest updates on the coronavirus can receive them by text, County Executive David Coulter said today.
To receive the Oakland County COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter, register your email address at www.oaklandcountyvaccine.com or text OAKGOV COVID to 468311.
“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. This gives them another tool to help keep them and their family safe during this public health emergency.”
The texts will be sent as important updates become available and is one of several tools the county has to keep residents informed.
The Health Division’s Nurse on Call (NOC) telephone service, 1-800-848-5533, offers information regarding communicable diseases including the coronavirus, pregnancy and child health, nutrition, and referrals to health-related resources in the county. Calls are answered by Health Division public health nurses. Inquiries are also taken at email@example.com.
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The county offers a second hotline, 1-248-1000, that can put residents in touch with non-health services. The hotline is staffed from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.