Government Agency COVID-19 Information & Resources

In September, the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) began reporting outbreak information by school building. Data is collected from 45 local health departments across the state weekly. An outbreak is defined as two or more cases with a link by place and time indicating a shared exposure outside of a household.

The information is posted on Michigan’s Coronavirus website each Monday at 3 p.m., and will include K-12, college and university school name, address, number of cases and if the cases involved staff, students or both. Students or staff exposed to COVID-19 outside the school building and are not thought to have spread the virus in the school due to quarantine or self-isolation are not included in the data. View full MDHHS press release.

The following resources are provided by federal, state, and local government and health officials:

MI Safe Start Map
MI Safe Schools: Return to School Roadmap
MI School-Related Outbreak Reporting

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-535-6136 (Daily 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Health Department of Northwest Michigan
Return to School Toolkit
Process for a COVID-19 Case at School
MI DHHS COVID-19 Exposure Infographic

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC official site)
CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus
CDC Contact Tracing Practices
CEC Prevention Information
Stop the Spread of Germs (poster)