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Virus Prevention (COVID-19)

Updated: Sep 9, 2021
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City of Birmingham officials are closely monitoring COVID-19. Below we have compiled trusted resources you might find helpful from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Michigan, the Oakland County Health Division and more. We appreciate your cooperation as we work together to keep our community safe.

Beaumont's Guide: Is it COVID-19 or Something Else?



COVID-19 Updates for Residents:

  • City boards and committees are now meeting in-person with a virtual option available to the public. Individuals who would like to attend meetings in person can access City Hall from the Martin Street entrance during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  For meetings that occur after hours, visitors can access City Hall through the Police Department lobby entrance on Pierce Street. 
    • Per the CDC, COVID-19 Community Level for Oakland County is currently Low. The City continues to recommend the public wear masks while attending city meetings. These precautions are recommended while risks for COVID-19 transmission remain from new variants.  All City employees, commissioners and board members must wear a mask while indoors when 6-feet of social distancing cannot be maintained. The City continues to provide KN-95 respirators for all in-person meeting attendees.
    • Virtual Option for the Public
      • Members of the public who prefer to attend meetings virtually may continue to do so and learn how to participate at www.bhamgov.org/participate.
    • Watching City Meetings
      • The community may also watch many City meetings on the local cable access channel and by web streaming on the City's Vimeo channel
  • Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the City’s parking structures, in parks and high traffic areas. 
  • City Hall has initiated a phased re-opening to the public. The City Hall lobby is accessible to the public through the Martin Street entrance on the north side of City Hall, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. Forms and payments may be submitted 24/7 via the drop box located behind City Hall or at www.bhamgov.org/formsandpayments. Residents are encouraged to contact any department requiring assistance via phone or email. Visit www.bhamgov.org/contacts to view a list of departmental contact numbers for services needed.  
  • Any documents that need to be provided to the City can also be dropped off at the Police Department entrance on the East side of the Municipal Building on Pierce Street.
  • Visit www.bhamgov.org/museum to learn about a phased reopening of The Birmingham Museum. 
  • Visit www.baldwinlib.org to learn about a phased reopening of the Baldwin Public Library.

Access the City's COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan - December 3, 2021 here.


Many Birmingham restaurants offer curbside pickup, carry-out, outdoor dining and delivery.  View a complete list of restaurants at www.AllinBirmingham.com/dine

Recreational Facilities

City recreational facilities are open. Hand sanitizer stations are in place at all parks, and regular cleaning occurs at all playgrounds and site furnishings in City parks.

Local Stats on COVID-19

Oakland County Map of Cases by Zip Code

Three Ways to Avoid COVID-19 Vaccine Scams


Learn more at www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/scams.

Family Preparedness Workbook

The City of Birmingham's Family Preparedness Workbook helps prepare residents for a wide range of disasters or emergencies.

20 Things to do at Home

Though stay home orders are lifted, it's still fun to explore new ideas for family activities at home. Check out these ideas for something new to do with your family. Learn about the City's public art with home activities here.



Enjoy contact-free parking with the ParkMobile parking application. Simply pay for parking with your cell phone! To use the ParkMobile system, register for free at www.parkmobile.com.

Community Resources

  • Information from the Birmingham Public Schools regarding COVID-19.
  • Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services COVID-19 Hotline - 888-535-6136, 7 days per week from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Email: COVID19@michigan.gov. Emails will be answered 7 days per week, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Next is open and offering a variety of programs.  Please look at the Next website for the most up to date information. www.BirminghamNext.org
  • Support Services - Medical equipment loans will be available, phones answered and voicemails returned.
  • Outreach - Well-check phone calls to simply touch base. 
  • SMART bus transportation is running for appointments to high priority destinations. Please call 2-3 days in advance to schedule a ride.
  • Meals on Wheels will continue to provide meals to current clients. If you would like to sign up to receive meals in the future, call 248-203-5270.
  • Ensure – Next has a large supply of Ensure for those who need additional nutritional support. 
  • Contact Next at (248) 203-5270.
  • The Birmingham School District is offering meals to students. Learn more on their website.
  • MDHHS Mental Health Hotline: The MDHHS has launched a statewide hotline for Michiganders whose mental health has been impacted by COVID-19. The hotline operates seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Residents can reach the hotline at 888-733-7753.
  • https://www.headspace.com/mi - Guided meditations, at home mindful workouts, sleep assistance and content to help kids with anxiety.
  • Balancing Work and Family During COVID-19 - Article provided by http://raisethemwell.org/
  • Common Ground Resource & Crisis Helpline: 800-231-1127
  • HAVEN: For victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. HAVEN provides shelter, counseling, advocacy and educational programming. 24-HR CRISIS & SUPPORT: 248-334-1274. TOLL-FREE CRISIS LINE: 877-922-1274
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) 
  • Crisis Text Line: 741-741 
  • United Way Helpline: Talk to a community care advocate by dialing 2-1-1 to find referrals for food, shelter, medical assistance and more.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline: 510-839-8900
  • Narcotics Anonymous Hotline - Michigan: 800-230-4085
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-989-5990
  • Oakland County Sheriff Rides for Recovery Program, people 18 or older with addiction issues call 248-858-4911 to obtain a ride to Oakland County Community Health Crisis Center.
  • Oakland County Nurse on Call Hotline – (800) 848-5533: Oakland County residents who believe that they should be tested for COVID-19 exposure should contact their healthcare provider. However, those without a healthcare provider or who do not know whether their symptoms warrant contacting a doctor’s office can call the Nurse on Call hotline or e-mail the nurses on call at noc@oakgov.com.
  • Oakland County COVID-19 Hotline - (248) 858-1000 
  • Oakland County Drive-Thru Testing
  • Covid-19's Impact on Substance Use and Overdoses in Michigan 

Pharmacies Providing Free Prescription Delivery Service

The following Pharmacies offer FREE prescription delivery. Please note, exceptions may include certain types of medication or insurance policy limitations.

Pharmacy Address Phone Number Free Prescription  Delivery
Kroger Pharmacy 685 E. Maple Road (248) 723-1156 Yes
CVS Pharmacy 444 S. Old Woodward  (248) 647-0790 Yes
CVS Pharmacy 33877 Woodward Avenue (248) 644-3214 Yes
Walgreens Pharmacy 34300 Woodward Ave (248) 593-8450 Yes
Rite Aid Pharmacy 597 S Adams Road (248) 647-4470 Yes
Mills Pharmacy 1744 W Maple Road (248) 644-5060 Yes

Faith Based Organizations Support Services

Places of Worship  Phone Calls (Encouragement)  Supplying Basic Needs (where possible)  Accepting Donations  Contact                                                           
First Baptist Church of Birmingham  Yes  Yes  Yes Scott Runyon810-229-0668
Birmingham First -United Methodist Congregation  Yes     Pastors on Call 24/7248-408-0038
Birmingham First -United Methodist Congregation    Yes  Yes 248-646-1200                             office@fumcbirmingham.org       
 First Presbyterian Birmingham  Yes*    Yes Rev. Bethany Peerbolte248-905-1087
Holy Name Church  Yes  Yes  Yes (248) 646-2244 x 307 info@hnchurch.org
 St. James Birmingham  Yes*    Yes Christine Fentress-Gannon810-417-1055
 St. Regis Catholic Church  Yes    Yes Rev. David Buersmeyer248-646-2686
*Children, youth and young adult support

Resources for Parents

There are many great online learning tools available at a discounted rate or free during this time:


Please visit the Birmingham Shopping District's COVID-19 page for small business information