Oakland County

20+ Black-Owned Retailers in Metro Detroit

There are lots of ways Metro Detroiters can stand in solidarity with the movement to fight racism and inequality. One way in particular is to support local, black-owned retailers. Check...

Health Division and Oakland Schools Partner to Create Nurse Program for Safe Return to Classroom in the Fall

The Oakland County Health Division and Oakland Schools are collaborating on a $2 million COVID-19 school nurse initiative which aims to give students, parents, school faculty and staff confidence...

New Map Shows Recent COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code in Oakland County

Oakland County has added a new map to its COVID-19 data dashboard to enhance the public’s understanding of coronavirus activity by zip code. It shows recent cases confirmed within...

Coulter: $10 Million Community Response and Recovery Fund Created to Assist Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

Oakland County Executive David Coulter on June 4 unveiled a $10 million Oakland Together Community Response and Recovery Fund to help non-profit organizations resume services that were severely impacted...

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...