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COVID-19 Resource Guide

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This information was originally published in March 2020, and was most recently updated in January 2024. Information changes frequently, so please call to confirm hours and availability before visiting a resource.

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    Covid-19 cases in Washtenaw County

    Covid-19 Testing

    COVID-19 screening is offered to anyone with at least one symptom, including: fever higher than 100 degrees, cough, shortness of breath, severe tiredness/fatigue, sore throat, muscle aches, diarrhea, loss of taste or smell, runny nose/congestion, or decreased appetite. Bring insurance information.

    Covid-19 Vaccines and Booster Scheduling

    • Washtenaw County Health Department
      • People 65+or who cannot use the online form can call (734) 544-6700 to schedule an appointment.
    • Costco (you do not need to be a member to receive a vaccine)
    • CVS
    • Kroger (Call 866-211-5320 to schedule via phone)
    • Meijer
      • Call local store to schedule via phone
      • Text “COVID” to 75049 to register and receive updates.
    • Packard Health (limited vaccines available; focus on existing clients)
    • Rite Aid
    • Sam's Club (you do not need to be a member to receive a vaccine)
    • Walgreens
      • Must create free Walgreens account
      • To schedule via phone, call your local pharmacy or 1-800-925-4733
    • Walmart
    • Detroit Area Vaccine Hunters
    • Nurse on the Run Program
      • Homebound individuals unable to go to a vaccination site can schedule home visits through the Nurse on the Run program. Leave a message at 734-544-6700 or email [email protected]
    • Pop up vaccine clinics - list on Washtenaw County Health Dept website

    Transportation to Covid Appointments

    Caregiving

    Food Assistance- Food Pantries 

    Please note that pantry hours/days may change. Find the most up to date information by visiting Food Gatherers' website: www.foodgatherers.org/needfood or calling them at (734) 761-2795

    • Aid in Milan offering grab and go groceries during business hours. Can call to schedule an appointment outside of work hours.
      • Also offers Pantry on Wheels grocery delivery for older adults (60+) who live in the 48160 Zip Code/Milan Area School district, are unable to leave their homes under normal circumstances, and are unable to obtain food or prepare complete meals. Call (734) 508-6229 to register. A suggested donation of $3.00 per meal is encouraged.
    • Bethesda Bible Church (2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month 10:00am-12:00pm)
    • Catholic Social Services Northside Food Pantry (Tu 2:00-5:30pm & Th 10:00am-2:30pm)
    • Community Action Network/Bryant Community Center (M-Th 10:00am-3pm, F 10:00am-2:00pm)
    • Faith in Action (M, W 11:00am-7:00pm & Tu, Th 9:00am-4:00pm).
    • Hope Clinic (M, W, F 9:30am-12:00pm, T, Th 12:30-3:00pm, Sa 10:00am-12:00pm)
      • Offers grocery delivery for homebound community members who do not have anyone to pick up groceries for them, live in the local area and are in need of food. Call Hope on Tuesdays from 10am-noon at (734) 484-2989. Groceries will be delivered on Wednesdays between 2-5pm.
      • Pantry appointments available! Call (734) 484-2989 weekdays, 9 AM – 5 PM to set up an appointment.
      • Walk up Pantry available at the Farm Stand located at 454 Harriet Street. Open Mondays 9:30am-12pm, Thursdays 12:30pm-3pm, and Saturdays 12pm-1pm. Dairy, meat, and personal care items are not available at the walk up pantry.
    • Jesus International Ministry Network (Sa, 10:30am- 12:00pm, 4th Sa of the month 11:30am-1:00pm)
    • Jewish Family Services Delivery and curb-side pickup available. Call (734) 769-0209 (prompt 6) or place a request online by the previous Friday to reserve. Requires medical documentation in order to receive grocery delivery.
    • Joyful Treats (Tu 2:30-4:30pm)
    • Manchester Community Resource Center (M, W 11:30am-2:30pm, T, Th 9:00am-2:30pm, F 9:00am-12:00pm)- Call the office at (734) 428-7722 or email [email protected] to make an appointment. Must complete intake forms.
    • Manchester Family Services (3rd Wednesday of the month 1:00-3:00pm)- Call (734) 428-8852 for location
    • Northfield Human Services (M, Tu 11:00am-1:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm)
    • Saline Area Social Services (M 10:00am-5:30pm, T-Th 10:00am-2:30pm)
    • Salvation Army- Ann Arbor (Tu, Th 10:00-11:45am & 1:00-3:00pm)
    • St. Andrews Church (Sa 7:30-8:30am)
    • SOS Community Food Pantry (Tu 1:00-6:30pm, W 9:00am-1:00pm)
    • Click here for a full list compiled by Food Gatherers

    Food Assistance- Home Delivered and Carry Out Meals 

    Health Services

    Home Services- Utilities 

    Housing Support 

    Laundry

    • Hope Clinic's Wash with Care program offers appointments (1.5hrs) available Mon-Fri from 9 - 11am, 11:15 am- 1:15 pm and 1:30-3:30 pm. To schedule a Wash with Care appointment please call (734) 961-3124 on Fridays.

    Mental Health 

    Senior Centers (call for information, including masking requirements)

    • Ann Arbor Senior Center- offers a variety of programs and drive through events. Call (734) 794-6250 for more information.
    • Chelsea Senior Center- offers programming and hot lunch. Call (734) 475-9242 for more information or to reserve lunch.
    • Dexter Senior Center- offers a variety of in-person programs. Call (734) 426-7737 for general information about the center. For information about the lunch café program, call (734) 253-2370.
    • Milan Seniors for Healthy Living- offers a variety of in-person programs. Lunch café is also available. Call (734) 508-6229 for more information.
    • Pittsfield Township Senior Center- offers a variety of programs and hot lunch. Call (734) 822-2117 for more information or to reserve lunch.
    • Saline Area Senior Center- offers a variety of in-person and virtual programs. Call (734) 429-9274 for more information.
    • Silver Club Memory Programs- offers a variety of programming, including a memory café. Call (734) 998-9352 for more information.
    • Turner Senior Wellness Program- offers a variety of in-person and virtual programs. Lunch café also available. Call (734) 998-9353 for more information.
    • Ypsilanti Senior Center- offers a variety of in-person programs. Lunch café also available. Call (734) 483-5014 for more information.
    • Ypsilanti Township 50 & Beyond Program- offers a variety of in-person programs. Lunch café also available. Call (734) 544-3805 for more information.

    Social 

    • JFS WISE Comfort Line- Call (734) 769-0209
    • GetSetup teaches older adults how to use videoconferencing, telemedicine, and other technology.
    • Well Connected offers activities, education, support groups, and friendly conversation over the phone or online (visit online or call 877-797-7299).
    • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers a variety of in-person courses. Visit their website for more information.
    • Commun02 is a free social app. Contact Jewish Family Services at (734) 769-0209 for more information.
    • Senior Planet offers a wide variety of online courses and activities.

    Transportation

    Other Resources

     

    Hoping you stay safe, healthy, and connected!

    - The Senior Resource Connect team

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