Oakland County

Coulter: Oakland County Plans to Create $3 Million Stabilization Fund for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Oakland County Executive David Coulter and Board of Commissioners Chairman Dave Woodward joined together today, March 26, to announce plans to create a $3 million small business stabilization fund...

All Hands on Deck

The Oakland County Health Division has been tracking the spread of COVID-19 since it appeared in Wuhan, China, late last year. From those early efforts to opening a donation center...

Townhalls Yield Questions from Residents

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Oakland County Executive David Coulter has been conducting townhalls via telephone with residents. These events have provided opportunities for people to ask questions and...

Coulter: Health Division Extends Orders to Protect Essential Employees and Businesses to Control COVID-19 Outbreak

The Oakland County Health Division today issued an emergency order requiring essential businesses to screen all employees for illness, exposure to COVID-19 and establish a social distancing protocol for...

Arsenal of Health: GM Suppliers Preparing to Manufacture Parts for 200,000 ventilators

Excerpt: The "Arsenal of Health" is mobilizing. Parts suppliers for General Motors Co. are preparing to manufacture parts for at least 200,000 ventilators in an effort to stave off a...

What Michigan’s ‘Stay at Home’ Order Means for Restaurants and Bars

Excerpt: Governor Gretchen Whitmer escalated the statewide fight against the novel coronavirus on Monday, March 23, by issuing a “stay at home, stay safe” order for Michigan. The order takes effect...

Michigan Distilleries Permitted to Make Hand Sanitizer for COVID-19 Outbreak

Michigan officials announced Thursday that licensed distilleries in the state are now permitted to produce ethanol-based hand sanitizers in order to help meet demand as the state works to...
Dave Coulter

County Is Ready to Help Businesses and Residents After Gov. Whitmer’s ‘Stay Home and Stay Safe’ Order

Oakland County Executive David Coulter issued the following statement in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order today requiring residents to stay home and stay safe: “I applaud Gov. Whitmer...

Southfield’s Beaumont Opens COVID-19 Test Lab, Continues Curbside Testing, Hotline

Beaumont has started processing a limited number of COVID-19 tests in its own lab. Photo courtesy of Beaumont Health Southfield-based Beaumont Health has started processing a limited number of COVID-19...

Housing Market Goes Digital as Realtors, Developers, and Sellers Offer More Virtual Tours Due to Coronavirus

Real estate agents are opting for private and virtual tours during the coronavirus outbreak. // Stock photo As coronavirus keeps people away from each other, shopping for homes is turning...