COVID-19 Updates

The Canton Administration Building is now open on a limited basis. A portion of the first floor is accessible to the public on Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. All visitors will be screened upon entering. There is a limit of 10 visitors allowed in the main lobby at any given time, and all must adhere to social distancing guidelines. Service windows are open at the Clerk’s and Treasurer’s offices. All other departments are providing limited service in the Board Room. 

A complete list of program and event cancellations/postponements can be found here.

As of August 3, Canton has had 775 confirmed Coronavirus cases and 61 deaths. There have been 13,328 cases in Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit). 

The Wayne County COVID-19 Dashboard can be found here.

The Wayne County counts can be found here.

The Michigan Department of Health and Humans Services has set up a peer-run Warmline to aid those with mental health needs during COVID-19 pandemic.  The warmline will connect individuals with certified peer support specialists who have lived experiences of behavioral health issues, trauma or personal crises, and are trained to support and empower the callers. The warmline will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. 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.

The CDC has recommended the use of facial coverings when out in public. Please note: The cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators. Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for healthcare workers and other medical first responders, as recommended by current CDC guidance.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

If you think you need to be tested for COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recommends that you contact your healthcare provider to discuss your symptoms.

The MDHHS also has a hotline for Coronavirus questions: 1-888/535-6136. This number will be answered daily from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

During the facility closures, all critical and emergency services continue to operate with full staffing. The closures do not affect any Police or Fire services, including 9-1-1. Collection of trash will continue as scheduled.

Water bills can be paid by mail to P.O Box 87680, Canton Michigan, 48188; the drop box* located outside the main entrance to the Canton Administration Building, by phone IVR 833-697-1711, and online at www.canton-mi.org/979. However, late fees will not be assessed for March and April water bills as long as full payment is received by Friday, May 29. *Please do not place cash payments in the drop box.

Canton’s Leadership Team continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and would like to remind residents about the importance of social distancing. We all need to work together and look out for each other’s health and safety.

  1. Federal, State and County Health Updates
  2. Resource Center / Donations
  3. Know Your Symptoms
  1. Food for Seniors 60+
  2. Restaurant Take Out/Curbside/Delivery
  3. Business Resources

Meals on Wheels helps homebound seniors who are unable to prepare their own meals. It can be an absolutely essential service for many older adults—providing a hot meal, a friendly visitor and someone to check in on them every weekday. Learn more here or call 1-800/852-7795.