COVID-19 Resource List

COVID-19 Resource List

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact ever-increasing aspects of our personal and community health, the following resources may be useful to find credible information and assistance.

COVID-19 screening tools

  • COVID-19 Hotline: 888-535-6136, 7 days a week, 8 am to 5 pm Michigan Department of Health and Human Services 
  • Apple Coronavirus Online Screening     Click for App
  • Beaumont Hospital Online Screening
  • Beaumont Coronavirus Hotline: 800-592-4784 Beaumont’s hotline is staffed by Beaumont nurses and staff. The line is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Nurses will answer questions about the virus and direct patients to the appropriate level of care.
  • Henry Ford COVID-19 Patient Hotline: 313-874-1055. Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

COVID-19 Health information

Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

What to do if you are sick  – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization (WHO)


COVID-19 Tracking

Bridge Magazine

CDC Coronavirus

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center – Interactive global map Coronavirus

Oakland County Coronavirus by zip code

COVID-19 News

Bridge Magazine

Detroit Free Press

The Lancet


New England Journal of Medicine

The New York Times

The Washington Post


Resources for Assistance 

Alcohol, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health hotlines and online resources

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text: TalkWithUs to 66746. A 24/7 crisis counseling service provided by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Free and confidential.

Community Mental Health Services Programs, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide; NAMI Helpline: 800-950-6264 or text NAMI to 741741

National Suicide Prevention Hotline– 1-800-273-TALK or text TALK to 741741

Trevor Project, LGBTQ Crisis and suicide hotline – 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678678

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE or text LOVEIS to 22522. Provides 24/7 support in more than 200 languages


Employment and Health & Safety Issues

AFL-CIO – Federal and state resources for workers impacted by COVID-19

COVID and the American Workplace – Facts Sheets and Q&A from the Wages and Hours Division of the U.S. Department of Labor

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 – from U.S. OSHA


Food Assistance 

Gleaners Community Food Bank

Meals on Wheels


General assistance and volunteer opportunities

MIBridges– apply for benefits: healthcare, food assistance, cash assistance, child development, and emergency relief. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Michigan 2-1-1 Call 211 or 844-875-9211. Text your zip code to 898211. Get connected to help of all kinds, such as food banks, housing support, help for addiction or depression, and more

United Way of Southeastern Michigan– resources to get help of all kinds or volunteer to provide help.

Volunteer Michigan– health field volunteers are especially needed, but opportunities for everyone are listed. Includes a link to request assistance for older adults.


Housing, Mortgage Assistance

Evictions have been temporarily suspended in Michigan until April 17.

Freddie Mac
Offering mortgage relief options due to a decline in income, including forbearance for up to 12 months, waiving penalties and fees, halting foreclosure sales/evictions of borrowers in Freddie Mac-owned homes until May 17.

Fannie Mae
Homeowners who are adversely impacted by this national emergency may request mortgage assistance by contacting their mortgage servicer. Foreclosure sales and evictions of borrowers are suspended for 60 days. Homeowners impacted by this national emergency are eligible for a forbearance plan to reduce or suspend their mortgage payments for up to 12 months.


Unemployment Benefits

COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits in Michigan

Unemployment Benefits Finder – U.S. Department of Labor, Career OneStop

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