Coronavirus Coverage

Oakland County Announces Funding to Help Restaurants Recover

December 3rd 2020

The $10 million Oakland Together Restaurant Relief Program will use $7 million of Oakland County’s federal CARES Act allocation and $3 million from the county’s general fund to help restaurants hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic and a reduction in business.

Pure Michigan Small Business Grant Applications Open Dec. 15

December 3rd 2020

Grants will be awarded in the amount of up to $15,000 per eligible business on a “first-in” basis.

Veterans COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Grants Available

November 19th 2020

Financial assistance can be provided for:

Housing

Utilities

Food Assistance

​Child Care

Home & Vehicle Repairs

Other Financial Impacts due to COVID-19

State Shares List of COVID Testing Sites

November 18th 2020

This new list shows all current known COVID-19 testing locations in all 83 Michigan counties.

COVID Deaths Reach 8,000 in Michigan

November 16th 2020

“As the weather gets colder, we must continue to listen to medical experts and join forces to fight COVID-19.”

State Orders Three Week Emergency Restrictions to Reduce COVID Spread

November 15th 2020

The State of Michigan has issued new restrictions for three weeks to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

State Encourages Remote Working, Office Workplace Precautions Against COVID

November 12th 2020

“Workplace outbreaks are increasing along with the state’s community numbers,” said Director of COVID-19 Workplace Safety Sean Egan.

State Rolls Out COVID-19 Exposure Alert App Statewide

November 9th 2020

“This app has the potential to provide the kind of early exposure notification that is critical to preventing the spread of the virus,”

Halloween and COVID: What Activities are High, Moderate, and Low Risk?

October 24th 2020

The time is upon us to make our Halloween and “Trick or Treat” plans and everything is different this year.

Mask Use Required in Oakland County Per Health Order

October 3rd 2020

Additional health orders may be issued in the coming days to cover capacity at restaurants, bars, employee health screenings and other public health concerns.