Coronavirus Toolkit

COVID-19

It is important for all employers to monitor the Coronavirus outbreak and implement strategies to protect their workforce while ensuring continuity of operations. For the most up-to-date information on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Michigan, please visit the State of Michigan’s Coronavirus website. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

While information around this outbreak is changing rapidly, the following links are intended to help educate employers and employees on how to prepare for and address the impacts of the coronavirus.

"Stay at Home" Executive Order

Additional Information Provided by Michigan Chamber Member Firms

Unemployment Benefits

For Employers: 

About the Work Share Program: 

For Claimants: 

Financial Relief for Business

State Relief: 

Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act: 

Small Business Adminstration (SBA) Loans: 

Additional Information Provided by Michigan Chamber Member Firms:

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Paid Leave)

Additional Information Provided by Michigan Chamber Member Firms:

HR Resources

Federal Resources:

Michigan Chamber Resources:

Communication Planning

General Resources for Employers

Disinfection and Cleaning

Help Line

The Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has launched a COVID-19 Hotline. Public health and other experts will answer health-related questions about COVID-19. The team can also direct residents and providers to the right resources in their local communities and in other state government departments.

The hotline will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1-888-535-6136.

Staying Healthy

A little planning can ensure smooth business operations and protect public health at the same time. All individuals should continue to take the following basic personal-hygiene measures to prevent the spread of the virus:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitizer;
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands;
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing;
  • Avoid handshakes;
  • Avoid contact with sick people who are sick; and
  • Stay home when you are sick.

Recognize the Symptoms of COVID-19

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Difficulty Breathing

*Source: Michigan.gov