2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Information

MI Safe Start Plan
See the Governor's plan to restart and re-engage Michigan's economy here.

Wayne County Public Health Orders

20-01 Childcare Centers
20-02 Essential Businesses

Michigan Stay Home, State Safe Order
The Governor announced guidelines for all Michigan residents. Click here for the Order.

COVID-19 Test Sites
The State of Michigan has developed a COVID-19 Test Site Finder to help located a site near you.

COVID-19 Test Site Finder

COVID -19 Update

The Public Health Team works to provide updated information daily with a situation report that includes case count worldwide, nationally, stawide and locally. The report will also provide helpful information to help you through this situaiton. Please download, print and share.

Situation Report

Basic Prevention Tips

In light of recent developments around Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Wayne County Health Division reminds you that whether you feel sick or well, at home or travelling, please follow the basic prevention tips below:

  1. Stay home if you are sick

  2. Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow when coughing or sneezing

  3. Wash your hands frequently with warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds

  4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth

  5. If feeling ill, call your doctor immediately

If you have questions about coronavirus, please call 2-1-1 or (734) 287-7870 for more information.

    Senior Resources

    Certain people are at higher risk of becoming seriously ill with Coronavirus/COVID19 including: Older adults, people with serious chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, and people with compromised immune systems. People at high risk should pay attention for symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. If you feel you are developing symptoms, or have other symptoms that are severe or concerning, contact your medical provider.

    Tip Sheet for Older Adults

    Employer & Worker Resources

    Social Distancing measures and other preventative actions to slow the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19 will impact businesses and workers. These tools will help employers and employees respond proactively to Coronavirus responses.

    OSHA Coronavirus Guide

    Enhanced Restrictions on Price Gouging

    Unemployment Insurance Resources

    Fair Labor Standards Act and Family Medical Leave Act FAQs


    Am I at risk for COVID-19 in the United States?
    This is a rapidly evolving situation and the risk assessment may change daily. The latest updates are available on CDC's Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website.

    Who is at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 ?
    Early information out of China, where COVID-19 first started, shows that some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness including older adults, and people who have serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease.

    What are the symptoms and complications that COVID-19 can cause?
    Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. Read about COVID-19 Symptoms:

    The Wayne County Public Health Division's Emergency Preparedness Section is tasked with coordinating the appropriate response for the 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (COVID-19). This page will provide current information and updates around the virus, and the agency's response to ensure your health and safety.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by COVID-19 first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in thousands of confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations, including the United States.

    Please find CDC information at the bottom of the page and view the video below from the World Health Organization.