COVID-19 Updates

As a result of registering 1,000 individuals for vaccinations and over 2,000 on our growing waiting list, our vaccination appointment call center will no longer be receiving calls. In order to continue serving our residents and in anticipation of potentially receiving additional vaccines from the Wayne County Public Health Department, we encourage Canton and Plymouth seniors to visit fill out the form below to be added to our waitlist. Also, please continue to register for vaccines through your health care provider and local pharmacies and accept the first available appointment.

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As of  February 22, Canton has had 4,818 confirmed Coronavirus cases and 101 deaths. There have been 63,953 cases in Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit)..

The Wayne County daily counts can be found here.

The Wayne County Briefing for the week of February 8 can be found here.

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

Below is a representation of Canton's Daily COVID Counts and Deaths for January 2021

January 2021 Canton daily covid cases and deaths

TESTING SITE

Canton Township, in cooperation with the Wayne County Health Department and Memorial Healthcare, is now offering COVID-19 Testing at Heritage Park, 46202 Heritage Park Road, Canton, MI (North Pavilion Parking Lot).  PLEASE NOTE: At this time, this is site is conducting testing only. Testing will be available Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. To pre-register go to www.MemorialClarity.com. 

VACCINE UPDATE--FEBRUARY 18

In addition to local Meijer pharmacies, Rite Aid pharmacies are also offering vaccine appointments to those who qualify. https://www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier

Additionally, the VA is now working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Veterans and VA health care personnel. Local veterans can call 734/769-7100. More information can be found here.

While the Canton Administration Building is currently closed to the public for drop-in serviceonline eServices remain available. Also, residents are encouraged to use the drop box located outside of the main entrance to the Administration Building to drop off payments and applications.

Direct office phone numbers:
Treasurer’s Office: 734/394-5130
Clerk’s Office: 734/394-5120
Building and Inspection Services: 734/394-5200
Planning Services: 734/394-5170
Engineering Services: 734/394-5150
Public Works: 734/397-1011
Leisure Services: 734/394-5360
Supervisor’s Office: 734/394-5185
Assessor's Office: 734/394-5111

The Michigan Department of Health and Human 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.

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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.