A guide to local hotlines, community organizations and resources amid the COVID-19 crisis
See below for a list of hospitals, health organizations, community organizations and non-profits that are coming together to help people and businesses during this unprecedented health crisis.
Medical Facilities, Departments and Hospital Hotlines
Contact one of these resources BEFORE seeking care at a hospital, unless you are in an emergency situation.
State of Michigan COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-535-6136
The hotline will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Oakland County Help Hotline: 248-858-1000
Open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wayne County Coronavirus Hotline: 734-287-7870
Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Macomb County Health Department COVID-19 Helpline: 586-463-3750
Helpline is open 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., seven days a week.
Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
Beaumont Hospital Hotline: 248-551-7000
Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday – Sunday
Centers for Disease Control: (800) 232-4636
Ascension Health Systems: (833) 978-0649
Ascension Online Care is also offering video urgent care visits at a discounted rate of $20, so you can talk to a doctor from home. No insurance required. Use the code HOME at Ascension Online Care
Food Banks and Food Organizations
Food Gatherers (Ann Arbor area)
If you or someone you know needs food, Food Gatherers has a network of food pantries and meal programs to help. Go to www.foodgatherers.org/needfood to access an up-to-date list or call Food Gatherers at 734-761-2796.
Gleaners (Metro Detroit)
To speak to an operator for emergency food assistance, call 2–1–1. If you are unable to reach Michigan 2–1–1 by dialing directly, call the statewide toll-free number: 1-844-875-9211.
Community and Family Support Organizations
Michigan Department of Human Health Services: Abuse and neglect hotline 855-444-3911
If you or someone you know suspects abuse or neglect of a child or adult, contact this toll free number any time 24 hours a day.
United Way hotline: 2-1-1
Open 24 hours a day
Haven Shelter and Domestic Abuse Support: toll free crisis line 877-922-1274
24 hours a day
National Domestic Abuse Hotline
Our advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential.
Small Business Financial Support
According the the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s website, the Michigan Small Business Relief Program will provide up to $20 million in support for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The funding is divided between $10 million in small business grants and $10 million in small-business loans to support businesses facing drastic reductions in cash flow and the continued support of their workforce. Funds for the program are expected to be available no later than April 1, 2020
Information regarding eligibility and how to apply will be forthcoming. Stay tuned for updates.
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