INFORMATION ABOUT TESTING AND OAKLAND COUNTY RESOURCES
If you feel sick, stay home and contact your healthcare provider. If you do not have a healthcare provider, you can contact Oakland County using the information below. If you have concerns about a possible COVID-19 outbreak in your area or a personal health concern, please contact Oakland County Public Health and their Nurse on Call service:
- Call 1-800-848-5533 and press 1 for the Nurse on Call
- Email the Nurse on Call at firstname.lastname@example.org
During this public health crisis, the Oakland County Public Health Division is the most authoritative source of information for the county. Any information regarding COVID-19 outbreaks or outbreaks causing death must come from the Public Health Division. Neither the City of Wixom nor any of its public safety departments (Police and Fire) are authorized to release COVID-19 outbreak information.
FREE TESTING SITES
The State of Michigan offers a search tool to find no cost testing for COVID-19. Visit the Michigan Coronavirus Testing site to find a location.
RELIABLE HEALTH RESOURCES
Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reduce misinformation. Find reliable and current information about the outbreak from local, state and national agencies below.
CDC Coronavirus Information: This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. The CDC also provides a symptom self checker.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services: The state website contains general information about the virus as well as Michigan-specific information, including the number of confirmed cases.
Johns Hopkins University: Contains key resources and information about COVID-19 as well as frequent updates. The website also includes a live tracking map that is continuously updated.
National Library of Medicine (MedlinePlus): Contains information about the virus as well as statistics.
Tips for Social Distancing: This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fact sheet explains social distancing practices.
How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus: PBS resource for parents about talking to kids about coronavirus, hygiene habits, social distancing, and more.