COVID-19 Updates

As of December 1, Canton has had 3,051 confirmed Coronavirus cases and 69 deaths. There have been 40,913 cases in Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit).

The Wayne County COVID-19 Dashboard can be found here.

The Wayne County counts can be found here.

While the Canton Administration Building is currently closed to the public for drop-in servicethe Treasurer’s office will be open for winter tax, cash payments, on Wednesday December 23 and Wednesday December 30 from 10 am to 2 pm. For the safety of our residents and staff, visitors will be screened and required to wear a mask before entering the building. Social distancing as well as limited visitors in the building will also be required. Many other services will remain by scheduled appointment onlyCall 734/394-5100 to request an appointment for in-person service.

Online eServices remain available. Also, residents are encouraged to use the drop box located outside of the main entrance to the Administration Building to drop off payments and applications.

Direct office phone numbers:
Treasurer’s Office: 734/394-5130
Clerk’s Office: 734/394-5120
Building and Inspection Services: 734/394-5200
Planning Services: 734/394-5170
Engineering Services: 734/394-5150
Public Works: 734/397-1011
Leisure Services: 734/394-5360
Supervisor’s Office: 734/394-5185
Assessor's Office: 734/394-5111

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has set up a peer-run Warmline to aid those with mental health needs during COVID-19 pandemic.  The warmline will connect individuals with certified peer support specialists who have lived experiences of behavioral health issues, trauma or personal crises, and are trained to support and empower the callers. The warmline will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. at 888-PEER-753 (888-733-7753). It is intended to serve individuals living with persistent mental health challenges including anxiety, depression and trauma. Individuals in crisis, including those considering suicide, are urged to contact the Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 at 800-985-5990 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 800-273-8255.

The CDC has recommended the use of facial coverings when out in public. Please note: The cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators. Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for healthcare workers and other medical first responders, as recommended by current CDC guidance.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html


If you think you need to be tested for COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recommends that you contact your healthcare provider to discuss your symptoms.

The MDHHS also has a hotline for Coronavirus questions: 1-888/535-6136. This number will be answered daily from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Meals on Wheels helps homebound seniors who are unable to prepare their own meals. It can be an absolutely essential service for many older adults—providing a hot meal, a friendly visitor and someone to check in on them every weekday. Learn more here or call 1-800/852-7795.