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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Communicable Disease Reporting & COVID-19 Resources for Monroe County Schools

MCHD COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration System

Residents age 65 and over and qualified frontline workers are now eligible to complete our COVID-19 Vaccine Preregistration Form. For more information and to complete the form, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccine page.
This system will allow currently eligible individuals interested in receiving the vaccine to provide us with their contact information. We will use this information to contact individuals directly in the future to schedule an appointment as more vaccine becomes available. 

KN95 Mask Distribution Update
Please note that at this time we have NOT yet received any KN95 masks for distribution for the public and do not know the timeline of when these will be shipped to us. We will provide updates on how these will be distributed once supplies become available.

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Coronavirus Hotlines

Monroe County COVID-19 General Questions Hotline: (734) 240-7860
Available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

State of Michigan COVID-19 Hotline: (888) 535-6136
Email COVID19@michigan.gov

Available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA)
COVID-19 Workplace Hotline: (855) 723-3219 (855-SAFEC19)

COVID-19 testing is not available at the Monroe County Health Department 
Please contact your healthcare provider or 
call the Monroe County Coronavirus Hotline at (734) 240-7860

For the latest information on COVID-19
, please visit:

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State of Michigan Executive Order Guidance for Businesses
Monroe County businesses and entities that are open must follow the guidelines set forth in Michigan's COVID-19 orders. Currently effective COVID-19 orders that may be relevant to your business can be found at www.michigan.gov

Businesses are required to immediately report any positive COVID-19 workers to the local health department. To report a COVID-19 positive worker for a business located in Monroe County, please call 734-240-7832 and leave a message. 

For resources and information related to business reopening, please visit:

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Employers and employees with questions regarding workplace safety and health may also contact the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) COVID-19 Workplace Hotline:
(855) 723-3219 (855-SAFEC19)

Schedule a MIOSHA Ambassador Visit!
NSF International is teaming up with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) to provide free education and one-on-one guidance to help Michigan businesses minimize COVID-19 risks.
You can learn more about this free program and schedule a visit at the NSF International MIOSHA Ambassador Visit website.

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March 2021 Monroe County Press Releases
March 2, 2021 - Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Groups Opening 3/1

February 2021 Monroe County Press Releases
February 15, 2021 - COVID-19 Clinic Postponed Due to Inclement Weather
February 3, 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-registration Open

January 2021 Monroe County Press Releases
January 29, 2021 - COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-registration to Open
January 22, 2021 - PM Update: Change in Available Vaccine Appointments Due to Decrease in Vaccine Allocation
January 22, 2021 - Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination Update (Clinic Registration Info)
January 15, 2021 - Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination Update (Clinic Registration Info)
January 12, 2021 - Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination Update (Clinic Registration Info)
January 8, 2021 - Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination Update
January 7, 2021
- Monroe County COVID-19 Vaccination Update

December 2020 Monroe County Press Releases
December 21, 2020 - COVID-19 Vaccine Updates
December 4, 2020 - Quarantine Guidance Update for Monroe County
     --Monroe County COVID-19 Mailer (12/8/2020)
     --What to Do If You Test Positive for COVID-19 or Are a Close Contact (12/7/2020)
     --Updated Quarantine Instructions Infographic (12/7/2020)
     12.7.2020 Quarantine Guidelines

November 2020 Monroe County Press Releases
November 13, 2020 - Monroe County Health Department Reports New Surge in COVID-19 Case Count

August 2020 Monroe County Press Releases
August 24, 2020 - Monroe County Health Department to Host Drive-through Testing Event on August 26

June 2020 Monroe County Press Releases
June 5, 2020 - Monroe County Health Department Reports Change in COVID-19 Case Count
June 2, 2020
- Guidance for Reopening Buildings/Places of Business after Prolonged Shutdown or Reduced Operation
June 2, 2020
- Coronavirus Update

May 2020 Monroe County Press Releases
May 26, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
May 19, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
May 12, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
May 6, 2020
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Secure Document Shred Day Cancelled
May 5, 2020
- Coronavirus Update

April 2020 Monroe County Press Releases

April 28, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
April 21, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 18, 2020
- New Hotline Number for COVID-19 Questions
April 14, 2020
- Monroe County COVID-19 Dashboard
April 14, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
April 13, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 11, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 10, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 9, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 8, 2020 - First Local COVID-19 Death
April 8, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 7, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 6, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 5, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 4, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 3, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 2, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
April 1, 2020
- Coronavirus Update

March 2020 Monroe County Press Releases

March 31, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 30, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 29, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 28, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 27, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 26, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 25, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 24, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 24, 2020 - "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order
March 23, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 22, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 21, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 20, 2020
- Coronavirus Update

March 20, 2020 - State Hotline Available Weekends
March 19, 2020
- Coronavirus Update

March 18, 2020
- Second Monroe County Case
March 18, 2020
- Coronavirus Update
March 18, 2020
- Limited Public Access to Monroe County Health Department 

March 17, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 16, 2020
- Monroe County Facilities Restricted Access

March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus Hotline Established
March 15, 2020 - First Monroe County Case
March 14, 2020 -  Coronavirus Update
March 13, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
March 11, 2020 - Coronavirus Update

February 2020 Monroe County Press Releases
February 27, 2020 - Coronavirus Update

COVID19 Orders (COVID page)
MIOSHA Workplace Safety
October 14 - Emergency Rules (Effective until April 4, 2021)

MDHHS Epidemic Orders
March 2 - Gathering and Face Mask Order (Effective March 5 - April 19)
--Capacity Limits Fact Sheet
     --Social Gathering Guidance
     --Outdoor Seating Enclosures
March 2 - Requirements for Residential Care Facilities (Rescission of December 8, 2020 Order)
     --Visitation Order Fact Sheet
     --Visitation Order Special Cases
February 4 - Gatherings and Face Mask Order (Effective February 8 - March 4)
     --Gathering Guidelines Infographic
     --Sports & COVID Infographic
October 29 -  Temporary Restrictions for Entry into Congregate Care and Juvenile Justice Facilities
October 28 - Testing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Homes for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities
For the complete list of current and rescinded MDHHS Epidemic Orders, please visit the MDHHS Epidemic Orders website.


Resources for Health Professionals
Resources for Residents
"Spread Hope, Not COVID" Communications Resource Toolkit

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
COVID-19 Resources
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (PDF)

Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak (PDF)
Virtual Recovery Resources (PDF)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
COVID-19 Vaccines
Donate COVID-19 Plasma
FDA COVID-19 Information

Frequently Asked Questions

World Health Organization (WHO)

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
COVID-19 Myth-Busters
Situation Dashboard
Additional Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Information
CDC - Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines
CDC - Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination
CDC - Vaccines (Main Page)
FDA - COVID-19 Vaccines
State of Michigan - COVID-19 Vaccines

Food Safety
FDA - Food Safety and COVID-19 Resources

National Restaurant Association - COVID-19 Resources
ServSafe - COVID-19 Trainings
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - COVID-19 Resources

Maternal and Infant Health Resources
Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pregnancy, and Breastfeeding: A Message for Patients
CDC - Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Caring for Newborns

MDHHS - Moms, Babies and Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Caring for Newborns During COVID-19
Michigan WIC - WIC & COVID-19

Mental Health Resources
Crisis Text Line - Text HOME to 741741
National Domestic Violence Hotline - Call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline - Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Call 1-800-273-8255

Resource Pages

National Alliance on Mental Health - COVID-19 Information and Resources
State of Michigan - Stay Home. Stay Well. Resource Page
Suicide Prevention Resource Center - Resources to Support Mental Health and Coping with the Coronavirus

Resources for Talking to Youth

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Resources for Families
Child Mind Institute - Supporting Families During COVID-19
MDHHS - Communicating with Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak (PDF)
SAMHSA - Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (PDF)
Zero to Thrive - COVID-19 Resources

Resources in Other Languages
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - COVID-19 Communication Toolkit
State of Michigan Coronavirus - Multilingual Resources