2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Information
COVID -19 UpdateThe 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.
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:
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.
Resources for ResidentsPlese find below links to simple illustrative guides on COVID-19 to download, print and share.
Wayne County COVID-19 Guides
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
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.