COVID-19

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

RESOURCES

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

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