2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Information
COVID -19 Update
Basic Prevention Tips
- Stay home if you are sick
- Cover your mouth and nose with your elbow when coughing or sneezing
- Wash your hands frequently with warm soapy water for at least 20 seconds
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- 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.
ALERT: Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued Executive Order 2020-9 requiring the closure of public accomodation such as dine-in restaurants and bars, casinos and health clubs, as well as libraries, theaters, and museums for two weeks beginning at 3:00 PM on March 16.
Michigan Executive Order 2020-9
Senior ResourcesCertain 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
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.
Employer & Worker Resources
OSHA Coronavirus Guide
Enhanced Restrictions on Price Gouging
Unemployment Insurance Resources
Fair Labor Standards Act and Family Medical Leave Act FAQs
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.