Education and Learning about the COVID-19 pandemic

  • How To Talk To Kids About Covid19 - click here
  • Baby Shark Safety Video (young children) - Covid19 Safety practices for children - click here
  • ​Answering Kids’ Questions About Covid19 Video (school age children) - click here
  • Covid19 Explanation Video (all ages) -​​ - or click here
  • Interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci describing Covid19 challenges and comparisons - click here
  • Facemask considerations - learn here AND follow these instructions to make a face mask at home
  • CDC recommends face masks April 4th, 2020 - click here
  • CALL your local grocery store. IGA in Port Sanilac delivers, Jeff's IGA in Lexington will shop for you and place groceries in your trunk for you. Utilize these Social Distancing opportunities to protect your health and wellness.
  • Sterile field recommendations for bringing groceries into the house - click here
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC Covid19 -click here
  • World Health Organization - Q&A on Covid19 - click here
  • Google Covid19 tracking - Information and Resources - click here

Testing Resources:

  • ​Sanilac County - Anyone may call the Health Department (810-648-4098) to get testing done. Tests are conducted on Tuesday and Thursday by appointment only at the Sanilac County Heath Department. The test is done in a drive-up process. Their address is 171 N Dawson St, Ste 123, Sandusky, MI 48471 

  • Huron County - Anyone may call the Great Lakes Bay Health Center facility (989-623-0137) to get testing done. Tests are conducted on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 12pm. Their address is 867 N Van Dyke Rd, Bad Axe, MI 48413 (in the Gordman’s business strip)

Health and Wellness

  • Entertainment & Activities from Home - click here 
  • Routines and Self Care for Adults - click here
  • Routines and Recommendations for Children - click here
  • CDC Stress and Coping overview - click here
  • CDC Caring for Children - click here 
  • Calm - Online relaxation meditations - click here​ 
  • PBS kids - Online activities for little ones - click here 
  • MSU Extension office events - webinars -here
  • MI Headspace - science based meditation click here
  • Michigan DNR online - click here

Mortgage, Financial, and Health Insurance Help 

  • Mortgage Assistance and Relief Options - - or click here
  • Laid Off and need health insurance, visit - or click here AND apply for Medicaid - click here
  • Lost Health Insurance from your employer - click here
  • Small Business Grants and Loans - click here for more information
  • Department of Human Services - MI Bridges site - apply for Medicaid, food stamps, financial, or emergency relief - click here
  • State of Michigan phone Hotlines for Assistance (all types) - click here

Food Assistance

Seniors - 60+ years old can sign up for home meal delivery by clicking here

Department of Human Services - go to to apply for Medicaid, food stamps, financial, or emergency assistance

- Sanilac County call 810-648-4420

- Huron County call 989-269-9201 

Project Blessing – Food closet, clothing and other emergency help available

 Brown City                        (810) 346-3681                         Marlette                               (989) 635-0077
 Carsonville                        (810) 657-8833                         Sandusky                              (810) 648-1988
 Croswell/Lexington           (810) 359-2045                         Snover                                  (810) 672-9101
 Deckerville                       (810) 376-2020

Emergency Food Distributors
Bad Axe First United Methodist Church
Call 989-269-7671
North Branch Thrift
Call 810-688-2920
Project Blessing - Brown City
Call 810-346-3681
Project Blessing - Carsonville
Call 810-657-8831
Project Blessing - Deckerville
Call 810-376-3020
Revive Ministries - Cass City
Call 989-551-7803
Sandusky HELP Inc. 
Call 810-648-1988
Trinity Lutheran Church - Brown City
Call 810-346-3127
United Methodist Church - Marlette
Call 989-635-2075

Resources for Elders

Elder Care - Human Development Commission –
Please call (800) 843-6394 or in Sanilac County call (810) 648-9452 concerning daytime care for older adults and assistance for those who care for them.  Find out about home delivered meals, in-home services,  senior transportation, Thumb Area Senior News, utility assistance, respite care and homemaking services.

Elder Hotline - Institute on Aging - Friendship Line -

Call 1-800-971-0016

Online Recovery Supports 

          Please call (877) 337-0611 for Alcoholics Anonymous information

          Please call (248) 543-7200 for Narcotics Anonymous information

  • Narcotics Anonymous - Online and Telephone meetings listed at (wait a moment for the page to load)

          Please call (248) 543-7200 for Narcotics Anonymous information