COVID-19 Resources

Resources and information related to the COVID-19 Outbreak in Michigan.

  • Keep America Connected - Internet Services
  • Online filing for unemployment benefits
  • Food Resources for School Kids
  • World Health Organization Dashboard

FCC Keep America Connected Pledge to Provide Internet Services for Families with Kids in K-12 and College for 60 days.

 

UIA, Michigan Works! Urge Residents to Avoid Offices and Use Online Resources

Eligible employees should apply for unemployment benefits at Michigan.gov/UIA  or by calling 1-866-500-0017. A factsheet on how to apply for benefits can also be found here.

Michigan Works! resources can be found at MichiganWorks.org or by calling 1-800-285-WORKS.

 

Food Access for School Kids

Kalamazoo Public Schools

Offering pick up meals at 20 sites (list below). On Mondays and Wednesdays, breakfast and lunch for two days is distributed. On Fridays, breakfast and lunch is offered for three days.

Food Distribution Sites and Times:(Monday, Wednesday and Friday)

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at all Kalamazoo Public Schools school buildings except Greenwood, Indian Prairie and Winchell elementary schools, the Alternative Learning Program/ALP, and South Westnedge School.
  • 11:30 a.m.-Noon -Interfaith, 1037 Interfaith Blvd.
  • 11:30 a.m.-Noon – Eastside Neighborhood Association, 1301 E. Main St. 
  • 12:30-1 p.m. - Fox Ridge Apartments, 1320 Fox Ridge Dr.
  • 12:30- 1 p.m. New Village Park, 2500 St. Albans Way
  • For more information, contact Chartwells/KPS Food Service: (269) 337-0458

 

Parchment Public Schools

     Click for food routes

 

Comstock Public Schools

     Click here for more information

 

Portage Public Schools

  • Milham Meadows at the Laundry/Playground Pavilion from Noon to 1:00 PM.
  • PCEC Parking Lot, 1010 W. Milham Ave. from Noon to 1:00 PM.
  • Mobile route with a Portage Public Schools bus, starting in the Roanoke neighborhood. There will be 2 stops starting at 11:45 AM for 15 minutes each.
  • The bus will then move to the eastern end of the State streets. Watch for the PPS bus in the area around 12:20 PM.
  • A Portage Public School van will visit the Palm and Peachtree Street neighborhood starting at 11:45 AM and will make approximately 4 to 5 stops. Watch for the silver PPS van.
  • Another mobile route is scheduled for the Newells Lane area. Watch for a PPS van starting at 11:45 AM. Anticipate 5 or 6 stops at 15 minutes each.