Coronavirus -Information Center

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The City of Pontiac is committed to get as much information as possible to its residents to prevent  the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 disease.
Click here for an informational flyer on steps you can take to prevent the spread of the disease.
CITY HALL CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
Non Essential Services Halted
In compliance with Governor Witmer's "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order EO 2020-21, all non-essential city services will be halted for the next three weeks. Click here to go to the Coronavirus webpage to download both the Governor's order and the Mayor's notice
Click Here for the Official Notice including the Governor's Executiive Order
Council Meeting to Be Held Electronically
In compliance with Executive Order 2020-15, the City Council will be meeting electronically.  Council meetings may be viewed on the City Website at http://pontiac.mi.us/pontiactv/index.php . Public Comments can be mailed to publiccomments@pontiac.mi.us
Click here for the official notice
Free Food and Meals in Pontiac
Click here for a list of resources for finding free food and meals in Pontiac during the COVID-19 Emergency
Mayor Declares a State of Emergency Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19
Mayor Deirdre Waterman has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Pontiac.
Click here to read the official declaration
 
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Coronavirus COVID-19 Fact Sheet                                  What to do if you are sick? Fact Sheet
Coronavirus Symptoms Fact Sheet                                  Washing Your Hands Fact Sheet
Presidential Emergency Declaration Fact Sheet      Children Food Services Fact Sheet
Governor Whitmer Executive Orders and Updates
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Temporarily Closing Bars, Theaters, Casinos and Other Public Spaces; Limiting Restaurants to Delivery and Carry-out Orders
Click here to read the entire press release

fox2logoMichigan Governor is calling on the National Guard to assist health officials disperse supplies for first responders and physicians. Click here to read the Fox 2 story.
50th District Court Sets Visitor Guidelines and Scheduling Court Cases

Visitors to the 50th District Court will be turned away if they exhibit any signs of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Disease.  Click here for the official notice including a list of criteria

50th District Court issues emergency measures to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease affecting criminal trials, marriages, traffic tickets, courtroom size, probation and other court services. Click here to read the official notice
Update From Governor Gretchen Whitmer - 3/13/2020

flushablewipespsaOakland County Water Resource Commissioner Advisories
The WRC is suspending the late-payment water program until further notice due to current circumstances. Additionally, for any residents whose water service has been put on hold, WRC will assist in getting their water turned back on. For assistance, please call 248-858-1110.
Click here for the full announcement
WRC encourages the public not to flush any items that may cause a sewer line backup (personal/baby wipes, sanitary napkins, cigarettes, paper towels
Click here for the official notice along with a complete list of Non-Flushable items
IF YOU DEVELOP SYMPTOMS
If you have symptoms of dry cough, cold or fever first contact your primary care physician. Describe your symptoms to your doctor who can give you further instructions
Click here for a list of local emergency rooms and urgent care facilities
Public Notices/Event Cancellations
Senior Centers Are Closed - Meals on Wheels Available
Mayor Waterman has declared a State of Emergency. The Robert Bowens and Ruth Peterson Centers are closed effective March 14, 2020.
Meals on Wheels will be available Monday through Friday (curbside pickup)
Robert Bowens Center from 11:30-1:00 p.m. and again at 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Ruth Peterson Center from  11:30-1:00 p.m. and again at 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Click here to read the closure notice for the Senior Centers

Click here for the Meals on Wheels notice.

Youth Center & Programs Cancelled - Snacks & Meals Available
Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, The Pontiac Youth Recreation and Enrichment Center (PYREC) are cancelled until further notice. Snacks & Meals will be available  for eligible participants under the age of 18 at the center between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Click here for the official notice.
Ways to help prevent the spread of the disease:
  • virus1Wash your hands often with soap and water
  • virus2Avoid touching your eyes and face
  • virus3Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or into your arm
  • virus4Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • virus5Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • virus6Stay at home if you are sick except to get medical care.