COVID-19

This page is updated regularly with resources and news about the coronavirus.

RESOURCES

Current Vaccine Eligibility Criteria as of April 5, 2021

State of Michigan

  • All Michigan residents 16-years-old and up, regardless of pre-existing conditions, are eligible for the vaccine.

Macomb County

  • All Michigan residents 16-years-old and up, regardless of pre-existing conditions, are eligible for the vaccine.

Oakland County

  • All Michigan residents 16-years-old and up, regardless of pre-existing conditions, are eligible for the vaccine.

More information about eligibility requirements can be found here.

Vaccine Resources for Macomb and Oakland County Residents

  • State of Michigan: You can find information about distribution, statewide vaccine data, and health guidance from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
  • Macomb County COVID-19 Vaccine Central: The Macomb County Health Department is currently taking appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations based on eligibility guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the MDHHS. You can also call (586) 463-8777 for more information. At this time, the demand for the vaccine outpaces the supply. Please continue to check the website regularly, however, as additional doses will become available.
  • Oakland County “Save Your Spot” Form: If you live or work in Oakland County and are eligible for the vaccine, you can fill out this form and request an appointment as they become available. Appointments can also be made by phone by calling (800) 848-5533. Please note that, due to a high volume of requests, call times may be longer than usual.

Economic Impact Payment (Stimulus Check) FAQ

Health Departments

Macomb County Health Department COVID-19 helpline: 586-463-3750

Oakland County Nurse-on-call: 800-848-5533

General Assistance (Food, Housing, etc. )

Oakland County Help Hotline: 248-858-1000

Oakland County COVID-19 Information: https://www.oakgov.com/covid/Pages/default.aspx

Macomb County Community Action Center: 586-469-6999

Testing Sites

Details on testing sites change frequently. In addition to utilizing these resources, please call ahead or check the provider’s website for the most up-to-date information on appointments and availability.

Macomb County

Oakland County

Additional Language Resources

Small Business Resources

Small Business Owner Resource Guide

FAQs for Small Business Owners

PPP Flexibility Act Update

Small Business Administration Loans (SBA)

SBA Michigan District Office

477 Michigan Avenue Suite 1819, McNamara Building Detroit, MI

Phone: 313-226-6075 (Please note business should apply online for Economic Injury Loans at sba.gov/disaster)

Employment Opportunities

Pure Michigan Talent Connect: https://www.mitalent.org/covid-19-jobs-portal

Personal Protective Equipment Donations (N95 masks, medical gowns, etc.)

Michigan Community Service Commission: Email COVID19donations@michigan.gov or call 517-335-4295

FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus/how-to-help#

Project N95: https://www.projectn95.com/

Education Resources for Teachers and Parents

Detroit Public TV

In Michigan, Detroit Public TV is working with community educators across the state to provide free educational programming and associated digital resources that adhere to Michigan’s state curriculum to facilitate at-home learning across all grade levels.

Education Resource List: https://www.dptv.org/education/resource-list/

Distance Learning Resources for educators: https://www.dptv.org/education/distance-learning/

How to talk to your kid about coronavirus: https://www.dptv.org/education/talking-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus/

 Sign-up for the Daily Education Resource Newsletter: https://www.dptv.org/education/resource-list/#newsletters

Michigan eLibrary

Michigan eLibrary Database: https://www.mel.org/welcome

Michigan eLibrary resources available without a library card: https://www.mel.org/covid19 

Resources for educators: https://www.mel.org/educators

Detroit Public Library

Detroit Public Library resources: https://detroitpubliclibrary.org/

Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is holding online office hours on education resources and teaching ideas using the Library collections. These sessions are open to all.

You can join Library of Congress education specialists every Tuesday and Thursday at 2 pm, EDT, at https://locgov.webex.com/meet/kmcg. Each session includes a 20 minute presentation with plenty of time for questions and answers with Library education experts.  

Stay up-to-date on education resources by following Teaching with the Library of Congress on Twitter: @TeachingLC

NASA

NASA has tools available for students K-4 to channel their curiosity into STEM projects: https://www.nasa.gov/stem-at-home-for-students-k-4.html

PBS Kids

PBS Kids daily newsletter on ideas for parents: https://www.pbs.org/parents/pbskidsdaily

PBS learning resources for educators: https://whut.pbslearningmedia.org/

National Public Radio (NPR) 

Educational podcasts for kids and family: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/2036/kids-family