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Coronavirus Information
General Coronavirus Information

Monroe County Press Releases
State of Michigan - Executive Orders
Additional Resources
Monroe County Health Department Guidance for Essential Businesses
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For the latest information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), please visit:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

State of Michigan - Coronavirus

Monroe County Coronavirus (COVID-19) General Questions Hotline:
Available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 734-243-8600

State of Michigan Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline: 
Available seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 888-535-6136

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 734-243-8600

The Monroe County Health Department building is currently restricted to the public in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.
Please call 734-240-7800 if you need assistance.

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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 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 27, 2020 - Coronavirus Update

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Executive Orders - Michigan.gov
2020-38 - Temporary extensions on certain FOIA deadlines to facilitate COVID-19 emergency response efforts
2020-37 - Temporary restrictions on entry into health care facilities, residential care facilities, congregate care facilities, and juvenile justice facilities
- Protecting workers who stay home, stay safe when they or their close contacts are sick
- Provision of K-12 education during the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year
- Temporary restrictions on veterinary services
2020-33 - Expanded emergency and disaster declaration
2020-32 - Temporary restrictions on non-essential veterinary services
 - Temporary relief from standard vapor pressure restrictions on gasoline sales
- Temporary relief from certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of medical services
- Temporary COVID-19 protocols for entry into Michigan Department of Corrections facilities and transfers to and from Department custody
- Restoring water service to occupied residences during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Conducting elections on May 5, 2020 using absent voter ballots
- Extension of April 2020 Michigan income tax filing deadlines
- Temporary enhancements to operational capacity, flexibility, and efficiency of pharmacies
2020-24 - Temporary expansions in unemployment eligibility and cost-sharing
- Enhanced authorization of remote means for carrying out state administrative procedures
- Extension of county canvass deadlines for the March 10, 2020 Presidential Primary Election
- Stay Home, Stay Safe: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life (order summary)
- Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation
2020-19 - Temporary prohibition against entry to premises for the purpose of removing or excluding a tenant or mobile home owner from their home
- Enhanced restrictions on price gouging
 - Temporary restrictions on non-essential medical and dental procedures
- Expanding child care access during the COVID-19 emergency
- Temporary authorization of remote participation in public meetings and hearings and temporary relief from monthly meeting requirements for school boards
- Temporary extension of deadline to redeem property for nonpayment of delinquent property taxes
- Temporary enhancements to operational capacity and efficiency of health care facilities
2020-12 - Enhanced support for deliveries
2020-11 - Temporary prohibition on large assemblages and events, temporary school closures

Guidance for Individuals With COVID-19 Recovering at Home
I Think I Have Been Exposed to COVID-19, What Should I Do?
Quick Sheet for Older Adults
Resources for Health Professionals
Resources for Employers and Workers
When Is It Safe to Leave Home If You Have Symptoms of COVID-19 or Live With Someone Who Does?

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

World Health Organization (WHO)
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak
COVID-19 Myth-Busters
Situation Dashboard

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

Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Call 1-800-273-8255

Resources for Talking to Youth

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Talking to Children About Coronavirus

Child Mind Institute - Supporting Families During COVID-19
Communicating with Children During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Michigan Medicine -
Helping Young Kids Through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis
National Association of School Psychologists & National Association of School Nurses -

Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource
SAMHSA - Talking with Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
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