State of Michigan News

Real-time news updates from Gov. Whitmer’s administration as the State of Michigan responds to COVID-19.

Automotive Resources

Michigan companies are stepping up to produce essential and potentially lifesaving equipment, preventing more layoffs. Learn more about how Michigan’s strong business community stepped up for the health and safety of the state.

Summary of Bipartisan Agreement on “CARES” Act

Are you a small business or self-employed? Learn how the CARES Act can provide economic relief and other vital support to help you navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and keep your business running.

U of M: Social Distancing Is Working

Scientists at the University of Michigan Medicine released projections that show aggressive social distancing will dramatically reduce the peak number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients by as much as 65% at peak by early May.

Consumers Energy is Delivering Support for Small Businesses

Consumers Energy can provide meaningful and immediate help by working with you on your utility bill, connecting you to potential sources of state and federal relief, and providing new business opportunities through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Program.

View and Submit: Metro Detroit Restaurant Updates

These local restaurants are all running promotions to have one common purpose: to help our neighbors find a business that meets their needs.

Medical Supplies and Equipment Urgently Needed

Due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Michigan, hospitals are in danger of running out of medical supplies and personal protection equipment (PPE). Businesses are encouraged to take part in donating supplies to hospitals in the Detroit region to help prevent shortages.

Resources for Individuals and Families

#FirstRespondersFirst has brought together Harvard School of Public Health, Thrive Global, CAA, and Bright Horizons to open special child care hubs to meet the needs of our first responders who need, first and foremost, to respond to the needs of their own young children.

COVID-19 Business Survey Results

The Chamber’s COVID-19 Business Impact Survey results confirm the negative impacts of the crisis on businesses that we can already see. Loss of demand and workplace productivity remain top issues. By examining what the immediate needs are of businesses, the Chamber can identify the areas where companies need help the most.