Oakland County

Oakland County Rescinds Playground Order as of June 5

Effective Friday, June 5, Oakland County Health Division is rescinding Emergency Health Order 2020-8, which closed all indoor and outdoor playground equipment for children. Indoor playgrounds remain closed under...

Free COVID-19 Testing in Royal Oak Township June 6 and 7

The Oakland County Health Division is offering free, drive-thru and walk-up COVID-19 testing on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the...

Coulter Names Robin Carter-Cooper Oakland County’s First Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has named Robin Carter-Cooper, currently executive director of instructional equity for the Rochester Community Schools, as the county’s first chief diversity, equity and inclusion...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Oakland County Outdoor Swimming Pools May Reopen Effective June 8

In order to align with State of Michigan emergency orders, effective June 8, Oakland County Health Division will rescind Emergency Health Order 2020-11, which closed all public swimming pools...

Tree Planting Grants Available for Schools, Communities, Organizations

Excerpt: Need more trees in your community or at your school? Communities, schools and eligible organizations are encouraged to submit proposals by June 15 for public tree planting projects...

Faith Services for Oakland County Area Churches and Synagogues

Excerpt: Many places of worship are beginning to reopen, following CDC guidelines for coronavirus — such as social distancing, the requirement that attendees wear face masks, and capacity restrictions...

$300K-Plus in Grants Available for Oakland County-Based Manufacturers That Provide Goods or Services

“Saving Business, Saving Lives” grant applications are now available to Oakland County-based manufacturers who can provide materials or services needed by small businesses to safely re-open from the COVID-19...

Southeast Michigan Public Health Agencies Issue Order to Close Public Swimming Pools

The City of Detroit Health Department, Wayne County Public Health Division, Oakland County Health Division and Macomb County Health Department each issued Public Health Orders requiring all swimming pools...

Oakland County Announces First COVID-19 Place-Based Health Clinic at Carriage Circle Apartments

Oakland County, McLaren Oakland hospital and the Pontiac Housing Commission will go on the road to offer free COVID-19 tests and other health services to residents of Carriage Circle...