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Coronavirus Resources

As a tool to help workers, families, and small business owners in southwest Michigan, please find below a list of links to helpful resources. As the crisis develops, we will continue to update this page.
Fred remains in constant contact with local public health professionals, medical experts, and small business leaders during the coronavirus outbreak.

Fred's office will keep sharing regular updates on his social media channels - @RepFredUpton on Twitter and Facebook.com/RepFredUpton

Fred continues to share regular daily email updates from his kitchen table.  As breaking news moves fast during the coronavirus crisis, these "Kitchen Table" email updates are an opportunity for Fred to share the latest updates and what he learned from his work during the day. Please consider signing-up below to receive these emails and get the latest information.

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Our office is also asking constituents to submit photos of them social distancing, in their masks, working from home, and other photos of how they are keeping safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
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TOP FIVE FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES

  • The CDC provides important information on how to protect yourself, how the coronavirus spreads, what the symptoms are, and more: www.coronavirus.gov
  • The state of Michigan has launched a website with important resources, updates, and other information: www.michigan.gov/coronavirus
  • The state of Michigan has launched a helpline: 1-888-535-6136.
    • The state of Michigan recently launched a coronavirus hotline for coronavirus-related questions. The team of public health officials and experts can also direct residents and health care 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.
  • If you are facing financial, food security, or other challenges, MI 2-1-1 can help connect you with thousands of nonprofit and government resources: www.mi211.org
  • If you need to connect with Fred's office, please contact us at:


SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE GUIDE


The Office of Congressman Fred Upton published a Coronavirus Resource Guide for Southwest Michigan. Families, individuals, and small businesses can find answers to some of the most frequent questions about the direct checks, Paycheck Protection Program, and more. Click here to download the Coronavirus Resource Guide.

SUPPORT LOCAL CHARITIES
The United Way provides information on ways folks can donate or volunteer to area charities, and also includes helpful resources for folks in need.
Click here for more information on the United Way of Southwest Michigan.
Click here for more information on the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region.

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS
Protecting the health, safety, and well-being of the people of southwest Michigan remains a top priority for Fred. Click here for more information about resources available to families, veterans, students, educators, and seniors. CLICK HERE.

You can learn about the status of your economic stimulus check or add your direct deposit information by using the IRS' "Get My Payment" portal. Click here for their "Get My Payment Portal."


RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
Protecting jobs and helping small businesses stay afloat are urgent priorities for Fred. Click here for more information about resources available to small businesses, including information about the Paycheck Protection Program, the Michigan Small Business Relief Grant, and more. CLICK HERE.

THE LATEST ON FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

Fred remains committed to working with his colleagues on both sides of the aisle to address the worst public health crisis in more than a century. Congress has passed bipartisan legislation to provide relief to workers, families, and small businesses, and they continue to work on emergency relief packages. For more information on this legislation, CLICK HERE.

PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATES
Federal, state, and local governments continue to work on a coordinated response to the coronavirus crisis. Click here for more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, local public health departments, and what you can do to stay safe during this global pandemic. CLICK HERE.

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