Coronavirus Coverage

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.”

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.”

Governor’s Order Protects Employees Who Stay Home, Clarifies “Stay Home” Order

April 3rd 2020

“It’s crucial that anyone experiencing symptoms, and those they live with, stay home and stay safe.”

Governor Orders School Buildings Closed Through End of School Year

April 2nd 2020

Every district’s plan will be different and will reflect what’s best and feasible for their community

Attorney General: JoAnn Fabrics Not an Essential Service

March 31st 2020

The Attorney General’s office recently added a new section to its website, Know Your Employment Rights, to provide Michigan residents with more information on the legal rights of employees and employers under the executive order.  

Area Agency on Aging: Connect with Older Loved Ones During the Coronavirus Crisis

March 31st 2020

Tips for staying in touch with loved ones despite restrictions on in-person visits:

County Shares City by City Data on Coronavirus Cases

March 30th 2020

The map will be updated each evening. Darker areas on the map have more confirmed cases.

Michigan National Guard to Help Staff Food Banks

March 30th 2020

Support to the Food Banks is scheduled to begin March 30 and is expected to continue through mid-April.