Metro Detroit Corona Virus Resource Guide – The Indian SCENE

Metro Detroit Corona Virus Resource Guide

A guide to local hotlines, community organizations, and resources available during the Corona virus crisis.

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Many hospitals, health organizations, community organizations and non-profits are coming together to help people and businesses throughout this unprecedented health crisis. Please share this with others who may need to access to medical professionals for advice, grocery delivery, free food services and more.

 

Medical Facilities, Departments and Hospital Hotlines

Contact one of these resources BEFORE seeking care at a hospital, unless you are in an emergency situation.

State of Michigan COVID-19 Hotline: 1-888-535-6136

The hotline will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oakland County Help Hotline: 248-858-1000

Open from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Wayne County Coronavirus Hotline: 734-287-7870

Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Macomb County Health Department COVID-19 Helpline: 586-463-3750

Helpline is open 8:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., seven days a week.

Henry Ford COVID-19 Patient Hotline(313) 874-1055

Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Ascension Health Systems: (833) 978-0649

Ascension Online Care is also offering video urgent care visits at a discounted rate of $20, so you can talk to a doctor from home. No insurance required. Use the code HOME at Ascension Online Care

Beaumont Hospital Hotline: 248-551-7000

Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday – Sunday

Ascension Health Systems: (833) 978-0649

Ascension Online Care is also offering video urgent care visits at a discounted rate of $20, so you can talk to a doctor from home. No insurance required. Use the code HOME at Ascension Online Care

Centers for Disease Control(800) 232-4636

 

Food Banks and Food Organizations

 

Mai Family Services –
Helping Hands for our Community Seniors during COVID-19 Crisis – www.maifs.org   

Online orders request 24 hours a day – grocery delivery form: bit.ly/requestsHelpForCOVID; volunteers applications: bit/ly/CovidVolunteerSignUp

Michigan Indian Community Service

This group is matching volunteers with those at high risk for corona virus infection by delivering groceries, food and household supplies. To get help fill out this form: http://bit.ly/mi-help or email mihelp2020@gmail.com. You may also call: Chandru Acharya at 248-722-0020 or Sangeeta Khalsa at 734-272-8044. MICS’s COVID-19 Hotline for Indian senior citizens, Indian international students and Indian-owned businesses is 248-660-0252.

Michigan Tamil Sangam – Emergency Response Team

Pick up/drop off medicine, groceries, essentials                                                                                                                                                                   Contact Ananth: 734-223-3470; Aparna: 248-225-6882; email: ert.mts@gmail.com

Michigan Muslim Community Grocery Service 

If you or someone you know is elderly or at high risk for corona virus (elderly, chronic condition, immunosuppressed) a volunteer will get your groceries and deliver them to your door.

To order call 734-274-9207 or complete this online form: bit.ly/micovideliveryorder

To volunteer to shop for those in need, fill out this form: http://bit.ly/mi-volunteer

MCWS – Muslim Community of the Western Suburbs of Detroit

They are offering elderly community members in the Canton area grocery delivery services. This service is meant specifically for those who required assistance, live along and/or do not have access to transportation.

Contact 734-325-4134 between 10 am – 1 pm to place your order and it will be delivered to your home.

Those who wish to volunteer to shop can sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/s93f6o9

Food Gatherers (Ann Arbor area)

If you or someone you know needs food, Food Gatherers has a network of food pantries and meal programs to help you. Go to www.foodgatherers.org/needfood to access an up to date list or call Food Gatherers at 734-761-2796.

Gleaners (Metro Detroit)

To speak to an operator for emergency food assistance, call 211. If you are unable to reach Michigan 211 by dialing directly, call the statewide toll-free number: 1-844-875-9211

 

Community and Family Support Organizations

Michigan Department of Human Health Services: Abuse and neglect hotline 855-444-3911 
If you or someone you know suspects abuse or neglect of a child or adult, contact this toll free number any time 24 hours a day.  

MaiFS (Mai Family Services) Free Helpline 888-664-8624

www.maifs.org

Michigan Tamil Sangam – Emergency Response Team

Pick up/drop off medicine, groceries, essentials                                                                                                                                                                   Contact Ananth: 734-223-3470; Aparna:248-225-6882; email: ert.mts@gmail.com

United Way hotline:  2-1-1

Open 24 hours a day

Haven Shelter and Domestic Abuse Support: toll free crisis line 877-922-1274

24 hours a day

National Domestic Abuse Hotline

Our advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential.
www.thehotline.org/help/

 

Small Business Financial Support

Michigan Small Business Relief Fund

According the the Michigan Economic Development Corporations website the Michigan Small Business Relief Program will provide up to $20 million in support for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The funding is divided between $10 million in small business grants and $10 million in small business loans to support businesses facing drastic reductions in cash flow and the continued support of their workforce. Funds for the program are expected to be available no later than April 1, 2020

Information regarding eligibility and how to apply will be forthcoming. Stay tuned for updates.

Bulletin Board

If you know of additional resources available for Metro Detroit community members, please email us at info@theindianscene.com so that we can update this guide with all resources available.

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