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COVID-19 Testing
Oakland County, in partnership with Honor Community Health, is offering no cost drive through COVID-19 testing by appointment only. Click here for information on testing service maps, hours, and how to make an appointment.

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Updates to COVID-19 exposure quarantine period announced - December 7, 2020
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has announced updated guidance regarding the COVID-19 exposure quarantine period, based on evaluation of information provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Public Health may now reduce the length of quarantine if specific conditions are met.
The new guidelines announced by CDC state that people who have close contact – defined as 15 minutes spent within six feet - with an infected person may have their quarantine period reduced by state and local public health officials. While the 14-day quarantine period remains the standard, there is an opportunity to reduce that to 10 days provided:

  • The individual does not develop any symptoms or clinical evidence of COVID-19 infection during daily symptom monitoring for the 10 days after the last exposure; and
  • Daily symptom monitoring and mask wearing continues through day 14 after the last exposure.
Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) will follow MDHHS guidance and adopt the 10-day quarantine option, given the requirements noted above are met, with the additional requirement that 14-day quarantine should continue as the standard in congregate settings. More information can be found at www.oakgov.com/covid.

We hope all in our community are staying safe and healthy during this time. We recommend following COVID-19 guidelines laid out by the Oakland County Health Division and Center for Disease Control, which can be found on their respective websites.

Additionally, SALTA Direct Primary Care has been sharing videos to their YouTube page to answer common questions regarding COVID-19. Click here to access that page.

Mental Health
Per the Oakland County Sheriff's Office - a "warmline" has been set up to aid persons with mental health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. It connects individuals with a certified peer support specialist who have lived experiences of behavioral health issues, trauma or personal crises, and are trained to support and empower the callers. It can be reached seven days a week from 10:00 am to 2:00 am at 888-PEER-753 (888-733-7753). It is intended to serve individuals living with persistent mental health challenges including anxiety, depression and trauma.

Individuals in crisis, including those considering suicide, are urged to contact the Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 at 800-985-5990 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 800-273-8255.

If you seek counseling, there are several places in the are that offer such services. Click here to see a list of our members that offer counseling services.