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Genisys Credit Union is dedicated to helping our communities as a central resource to turn to in this time of uncertainty. Please use this page to help you find information from food assistance and utilities to the latest updates from the CDC. Check back often as this page will update frequently. We have also created a special Relief Loan to help those who need it most.

Stay Home Stay Safe Order:

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, Governor Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. For the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. For a more complete listing of the order please follow the links below.

What Does This Mean for Me?
COVID-19 Michigan News
COVID-19 Minnesota News
COVID-19 Pennsylvania News

 

Food Assistance

Michigan

Meet Up & Eat Up

Michigan’s Department of Education has created a program to ensure children in low income areas will be able to receive nutritious meals during this extended break. Please see below for distribution locations.
https://www.mcgi.state.mi.us/schoolnutrition/

Lighthouse

Lighthouse is committed to providing assistance to our neighbors in need throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Many of their clients are among the most vulnerable; elderly, children, homeless, and those with pre-existing conditions that increase their risk of contracting and experiencing the more severe effects of COVID-19. and other emergency needs associated with COVID-19.
Do You Need Help?

Gleaners Food Bank

With 5 Distributions centers in Southeast Michigan, Gleaners is teaming up with agency partners to provide food boxes for community members who need support. See below for a list of distribution areas.
Gleaners Distribution Sites

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan serves 22 counties in Eastern Michigan with various mobile pantries and Mass Distributions sites available at local churches, schools, healthcare facilities, soup kitchens, and more.
Agency Locator
Find a Local Food Pantry
Apply for SNAP

Michigan 2-1-1

Michigan 2-1-1 can help you find food for you or your family through food pantries, vouchers, food stamps, community meals, emergency food programs, and more. To locate the closest pantry click 2-1-1 Find Food.

Trinity Lutheran - Utica

Hall Rd & VanDyke.
Offering Free Meals every Wednesday & Friday & Sunday

Minnesota

Dakota County

Map of School Lunch Distribution
Food Shelves and Community Meals

Ramsey County

List of Food and Housing Resources
Municipality & School District List

Pennsylvania

Montgomery County

Information List and Map of all participating locations
Montgomery Food Bank Locator

Utilities

Michigan

Consumers Energy

Recognizing that many customers are in a position where they are unable to work due to COVID-19, Consumers Energy is suspending shutoffs for non-pay for low-income and senior customers beginning March 16, 2020 through April 5, 2020.
Emergency Response & Resource Page

DTE

In the face of this global coronavirus pandemic, As a result, DTE is suspending shutoffs for non-payment for those customers who are low income eligible, effective immediately through April 5, 2020.
DTE's FAQs and Resource Page for COVID-19

Minnesota

Minnesota Power FAQ's
Northwestern Electric Resource Page
Otter Tail Response
Xcel Energy's COVD-19 Plan 
CenterPoint Energy's Call to Action
Great Plains Implementation Plan for Customers

Pennsylvania

PECO's Pledge to help during this difficult time

Employment Issues

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the many states', workforce, many are offering relief to newly unemployed residents. Learn more about the assistance your state or county is offering.

Michigan

Information & Contact Page
Apply For Unemployment
Unemployment Executive Order

Minnesota

Unemployment Insurance
Ramsey County Employment Assistant
 

Pennsylvania

Montgomery County:
Workforce Development and Unemployment Compensation Information

Small Business Association (SBA)

U.S. Small Business Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration issued revised criteria for states or territories seeking an economic injury declaration related to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
What this means for your business
Complete Resource Page for SBA of Michigan

Michigan Small Business Development Center

Michigan Small Business Development Center - is committed to support your small business during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Loan and Guidance Center

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The Michigan Small Business Relief Program will provide up to $20 million in support for small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19. The funding is divided between $10 million in small business grants and $10 million in small business loans to support businesses facing drastic reductions in cash flow and the continued support of their workforce. Funds for the program are expected to be available no later than April 1, 2020.
Resource and Information
Grant Guidelines
Loan Guidlines

CDC Prevention Tips

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. CDC is aggressively responding to the global outbreak of COVID-19 and preparing for the potential of community spread in the United States.
•  Latest Updates
•  Tips

Health Departments

The local Health Departments continues to work closely with state and federal health officials to appropriately monitor individuals designated for self-quarantine, and with local health care providers, first responders and community organizations to limit the spread of disease. Find more information for your local community below.

Michigan

Macomb County
https://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-DC-Coronavirus

Genesee and Tuscola Counties
Genesee County Resource Page
Tuscola County Resource Page

Oakland County
Resource Page
General Public Tool Kit
Emergency Response For the city of Pontiac

Washtenaw County
https://www.washtenaw.org/3095/COVID-19

Wayne County
https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/hhvs/wellness/novel-coronavirus-information.aspx

Minnesota

Department of Health
Health questions:
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903

Pennsylvania

Department of Health

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