Trusted COVID-19 Resources

TRUSTED COVID - 19 RESOURCES

Below are links from trusted resources to help you find answers to your COVID related questions.  We will update this list as information is made available to us.  If you need further information, please use our Contact Us page. 

From Center for Disease Control 

From the Federal Government

From the State of Michigan Government

Michigan Department of Labor and Economics Opportunities - information on unemployment benefits  

Unemplyment Insurance Agency Videos to help file a claim

UIA Director answers FAQs about unemployment benefits 

How to file pandemic unemployment assistance

How to aet up a MiWAM account

How to claim your weeks of umeployment benefits

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - assistance with emergency food, and housing services

Michigan Department of Education - resources for children and education in Michigan

Library of Michigan COVID-19 Resources 

From Local Government 

Clinton County of Michigan

Mid-Michigan District Health Department - Clinton, Gratiot, and Montcalm Counties

From Local  Hospitals 

Sparrow Hospital

Mclearn Greater Lansing Hospital

From Local Schools Districts

Bath Community Schools

Haslet Public Schools

From WKAR PBS

Michigan At-Home Education - April 9th episode featuring State Superintendent Michael F Rice Phd. addressing the challenges Michigan's K-12 schools are facing due to COVID-19, including a link for Q&A for following segments.

WKAR Family and PBS Kids Newsletter - Subscribe to receive weekday emails with ideas and resources to keep your kids playing and learning during the schools closure.

PBS - How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

Great Start Fun & Learning at Home - please note these resources were compiled from the Detroit/Wayne County Great Start and include links on outdoor activities available to those in that area only.

The Montessori Notebook - Age appropriate chores for children.

Virtual Resources for Kids at Home

"COVID-19 Save Your Story" - the Library of Michigan is collecting stories of our daily life in Michigan during the crisis to prerserve for future historians, researchers, and students. 

Mental Health Support Phone Numbers 

Crisis Connection 1-866-427-4747  offers 24/7 immediate help and resources with 155 language translations available

Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5900  offers 24/7/365 service from the Substance Abuse and Mentla Adminstration multi-lingual available or TalktoUs text at 66746

Support Local Restraunts 

Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau - local restraunts offering curbside or take out during the COVID-18  crisis

Michigan Stores Offering Special Shopping Hours for Older Adults