COVID-19

Important: If you are concerned your child is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, please call the office at 734-572-8686 to schedule a same day Telemedicine appointment with one of our providers.
We are aware of the tremendous impact COVID-19 is having on the United States and the concern it is likely provoking from you, our patients/our patient's parents. We are receiving frequent updates from our local health department, as well nationwide updates from the CDC when they are made available. We want you to know that we are taking this pandemic very seriously and are implementing new protocols in our office to ensure safety and quick response to patients coming in to our office as well as those who are calling with concerns about COVID-19. We trust that God is in control of this situation and will be continue to be praying for protection over our patients. We will also be doing all we can to mitigate concerns you have regarding COVID-19. Below is a list of resources for our patients that we believe you will find valuable amid this time of concern.

COVID testing information from Michigan Department of Health on 4/13/20: 

*Few children qualify for testing at these sites.  If a child is ill enough to be hospitalized, they can be tested in the hospital.

New drive-through COVID testing sites to open. People must meet Michigan’s coronavirus testing priority criteria to be tested at the drive-through testing sites. They should first contact the site’s patient screening telephone line or their health care provider if seeking testing.

 

Michigan’s testing priority criteria include: 

  • Hospitalized patients.

  • Symptomatic healthcare workers.

  • Patients in congregate facilities with symptoms, including those at:

    • Long-term care or elderly living facilities.

    • Jails or prisons.

    • Homeless shelters.

    • Residential foster care facilities.

    • Other group living settings.

  • Patients age 65 and older with symptoms.

  • Patients with underlying conditions with symptoms.

  • First responders with symptoms.

  • Critical infrastructure workers with symptoms.

 

The drive-thru test locations are opening on a rolling basis, beginning today through next week. They are:

  • Atlanta (between Gaylord and Alpena): Thunder Bay Community Health Service, 11899 M-32, 989-733-6827.

  • Bad Axe: Great Lakes Bay Health Centers, 876 N. Van Dyke Rd, 989-623-0137.

  • Battle Creek: Grace Health, 181 W. Emmett St., 269-441-3463.

  • Bay City: Great Lakes Bay Health Centers, 3884 Monitor Rd, 989-671-2000.

  • Benton Harbor: InterCare Community Health Network, 800 M-139, 855-869-6900.

  • Detroit: Details to come.

  • Flint (Open beginning on Wednesday): Atwood Stadium, parking lot entrance off West 1st Street, details to come.

  • Grand Rapids: Cherry Health, 200 Sheldon Street SE, 616-965-8347.  

  • Jackson: Center for Family Health, 505 N. Jackson St., 517-748-5363.

  • Kalamazoo: Family Health Center, 117 W Paterson St., 269-488-0804.

  • Lansing: Ingham Community Health Centers, 2316 S. Cedar St., 517-887-4517.

  • Saginaw: Great Lakes Bay Health Centers, 501 Lapeer Ave., 989-293-3492.  

  • Traverse City: Northwest Michigan Health Services, 10767 Traverse Highway, 231-642-5292.

Resource Description
Resource Link
Map of locations providing free meals to children during the COVID-19 related school closures. Meals are free of charge for all children 0-18, up to 2 meals per days distributed to each child.
Tips for staying productive while learning and working from home.
Michigan Specific COVID-19 Data
COVID-19 Information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) 
Pediatric Specific Information for COVID-19
Community Resources - Ypsilanti District Library
Michigan Department of Health and Human Sciences - FAQ's regarding face masks
List of state-wide resources to help you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Food and other essential services specific to Washtenaw County
Daily life and coping with COVID-19 (running essential errands)
Trinity Health resource hub
How long does COVID-19 survive on clothes, hair, shoes, etc. and how should I clean them?
We'll continue to update this list as resources become available. Check back regularly for the most up to date information.
Kid-friendly video about coronavirus!

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Tel: 734-572-8686

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