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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information You Can Use

With the arrival of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) in Michigan, you may be wondering where to find accurate information and community resources. The links below can help.

Flattening the Curve for COVID-19: What Does It Mean and How Can You Help?: A guide from U of M Health that helps to explain why many organizations, schools, and business have closed, canceled events, and modified services. Coronavirus Updates: Official website from the Michigan government with daily updates on new cases across the state, executive orders from the governor, community resources, information about symptoms, and instructions for how to seek care.

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19: Instructions from the CDC about how to make a cloth face mask at home.

How to Make Your Own Face Covering: A video from U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams demonstrating an easy way to make a cloth face mask.

City of Portage Novel Coronavirus Information: Includes updates about city services, including utilities, parks, and public safety.

Portage Public Schools Coronavirus Updates: Updates from the school district and superintendent, free meals for students, free or low cost Internet services for families, and more.

Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes: Food for individuals and families in need.

CDC: The latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

World Health Organization Myth Busters: Heard a rumor about coronavirus and aren’t sure if it’s true? Check the World Health Organization’s Myth Busters guide.

Health and Community Services Department COVID-19 Information: Updates and guidance from the Kalamazoo Health and Community Services Department.

Be informed and be well!