April, 2020


Centers For Disease Control Takeout Recommendations

Picking up Takeout Food While Slowing the Spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control recommends following the below steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 when picking up takeout food.

Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order Extended

Governor Whitmer Extends Stay Home, Stay Safe Order, Directs Michiganders to Wear Homemade Masks in Enclosed Public Spaces

On April 24, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-59, extending her “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15. The ...

Centers For Disease Control Prescription Pick-up Recommendations

Limit In-person Visits to the Pharmacy

The Centers for Disease Control recommends following the below steps to protect yourself from COVID-19 when picking up prescriptions.

Administration for Community Living Announces CARES Act COVID-19 Grants

Nearly $1 Billion to Support Older Adults and People with Disabilities in the Community During the COVID-19 Emergency

The Department of Health and Human Services announced $955 million in grants from the Administration for Community Living to help meet the ...

Unemployment Assistance

Applying for Unemployment Benefits

To help Michiganders receive unemployment benefits as a result of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity has developed a schedule for workers to file for benefits based on the first letter of their ...

Census Mailer

The census is critical for people with disabilities.

Click here to read about how now more than ever YOUR voice matters in our Census Mailer!

When and How to Wash Your Hands

Show Me the Science

Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases are spread by not washing hands with soap and water. The ...

Language Resources

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Stress

The Coronavirus outbreak may be stressful and have you feeling anxious. Taking care of yourself can help you cope with stress. Everyone reacts differently to uncertain situations. Stress during an outbreak may include:

Consumer Alert: Medicaid/Medicare Scam

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel issued an urgent reminder to be aware of scammers spoofing numbers from local public health departments. Do not fall for this! The callers offer medication and ask for Medicaid numbers for billing purposes. Hang up ...

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