Coronavirus General Information and Resources
Centers for Disease Control
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Statewide hotline open 8am – 5pm
For more information on the vaccine, including information on distribution centers, please visit: michigan.gov/COVIDVaccine
MI Start Map - an online dashboard that visually illustrates COVID-19 risks and trends in Michigan to provide residents with important information about the pandemic status where they live and work.
MI Symptoms Web Application - Designed primarily for employers and employees, the online tool is also available to all Michigan residents. Users enter information daily to help identify symptoms that might be caused by the virus and to make decisions about when to seek appropriate medical care. Local and state public health will also use the collective data to help identify the potential for new outbreaks of the disease.
MI Mask Aid
Four million free masks are being provided to Michigan residents who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 through a partnership involving the State, Ford Motor Company and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),
Low-income residents, seniors, schools and homeless shelters will benefit from the MI Mask Aid partnership that is part of the Mask Up Michigan campaign
Anyone interested in receiving a free mask can find a distribution location by calling the COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 or looking up their local Community Action Agency online.
Oakland County Health Department
If you do not have a health provider and would like to talk to a nurse, please call Oakland County’s Nurse -On-Call at 1-800-848-5533
Help Hotline: Residents with non-health calls should call 248-858-1000. The Help Hotline assists residents in finding community resources, food and housing assistance.
Wayne County Public Health Division
Wayne County has developed resources and guides for residents to protect against COVID-19. For more information, please visit their website: Wayne County Public Health Division
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
On March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a nationwide emergency, increasing federal support to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in its role as the lead federal agency for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response. Under this declaration, FEMA, in coordination with HHS, will assist state, local, tribal, territorial governments and other eligible entities with the health and safety actions they take on behalf of the American public. Please visit their website to learn more: https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus
Beaumont Health launched a coronavirus hotline and implemented hospital visitor restrictions Thursday. This is so health care providers can lessen the chances of other people being exposed.
The line is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. If you need medical attention when the line is not available, contact the doctor or emergency room before going there.
Patients who have coronavirus symptoms, including cough, fever and difficulty breathing, are asked to call the hotline at 800-592-4784 before they visit a doctor.
Workplace Safety and Health
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) issued workplace guidelines for employers and employees and created a new hotline, 855-SAFEC19 (855-723-3219), to answer guideline questions and further protect Michigan’s workforce from the spread of COVID-19.
Additionally, MIOSHA provides further clarification the construction and manufacturing sectors must take to protect workers that have returned to work. The State of Michigan’s Workplace Safety Guidelines can be found on LEO’s homepage at Michigan.gov/LEO.
To report health and safety concerns in the workplace, go to www.michigan.gov/MIOSHAcomplaint
Michigan companies need to fill thousands of critical, immediate vacancies to support work during the COVID-19 pandemic, including those in logistics, healthcare, manufacturing and agribusiness industries. The State’s employment search engine - Pure Michigan Talent Connect - provides job seekers and employers with an online portal at MiTalent.org to post, search and connect to these job openings.
The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) teamed up to launch a new portal on Pure Michigan Talent Connect, the state’s labor exchange system, that makes it easier for healthcare professionals to apply for jobs that provide lifesaving care to COVID-19 patients. The COVID-19 health care jobs portal features more than 7,000 openings for a variety of positions, including registered nurses and licensed professional nurses, certified nurse aides, licensed professional nurses, respiratory therapists at long-term care facilities, hospitals and in other settings. There are full-time, part-time, and temporary positions available.
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) has developed a digital hub to connect residents with online learning opportunities and other training resources. Whether one is looking to return to work, explore in-demand careers, learn new skills, or take the first step toward a degree or certificate, the hub has information to help Michigan workers expand their opportunities in an evolving economy. To learn more about career exploration, job search assistance and professional development opportunities, please visit: Michigan.gov/SkillstoWorkFor Veteran’s seeking employment, The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has implemented priority of service for veterans and eligible spouses in all qualified job training programs. For more information, resources, and job opportunities, please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/jobs-for-veterans-act