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Suburban Collection Showplace Slated for COVID Medical Care Facility

April 6th 2020

The decision to continue to expand bed space in Southeast Michigan is a proactive measure in anticipation of additional need as the response to COVID-19 continues.

SMART Scales Back to Main Corridor Routes and Reservation-Based Shuttle

April 6th 2020

SMART will redirect buses to main corridor routes which are still seeing significant ridership – and certainly warrant more buses to better facilitate social distancing. 

How to Make Cloth Face Masks, and Where to Donate Them in Metro Detroit

April 5th 2020

“If you can sew a straight line on a home sewing machine, you are good.”

Governor Extends Order for Care Facilities and Juvenile Justice Facilities

April 5th 2020

“This is a hard time for families, and we will continue to put their health and safety first when making these decisions.”

Ferndale Family Displaced by Fire on E. Breckenridge

April 4th 2020

Firefighters arrived from both Ferndale and Hazel Park and quickly contained the fire.

Democracy Continues as Local Governments Have Electronic Meetings

April 4th 2020

“We are taking every measure we can to mitigate the spread of coronavirus and protect Michigan families, but recognize that public bodies still have an obligation to conduct business as usual.”

United Way Sets up Coronavirus Response Fund, Touts 2-1-1 Hotline 

April 4th 2020

There are still 27 ways to help that range from food packaging, distribution and delivery to blood donations.

Foundations Fund Several COVID-19 Related Efforts

April 4th 2020

“In full participation with our foundation partners, we are making grants to provide support for targeted community needs arising from this crisis.”

Census Completion Stats – Where Does Your Community Stand?

April 3rd 2020

In order for communities to track how well their communities are responding, the Census Bureau set up a Response Rate map that updates daily…

Blue Ribbons and “Moonbeams” to Honor #HealthCareHeroes

April 3rd 2020

“We hope these kinds of activities will help reassure our team we’re all in this together.”