The City of Battle Creek is sharing information here that we have on the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is the latest information coming from Calhoun County and the State of Michigan, as well as information related to city operations.
We know the many closures and changes may have a negative impact on neighbors in our community. If you need help, dial 211 to learn about resources from the United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region,
Reputable COVID-19 information is available here:
- March 27 - BCPD officer tests positive for COVID-19
- March 27 - Enforcement procedures for non-essential businesses
- March 26 - Call 911 ONLY in an emergency
- March 26 - Recycling and yard waste update
- March 25 - County-wide law enforcement will not stop vehicles; ask for documentation
- March 24 - Recycling changes
- March 23 - City/County service changes under "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order
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Senior Resource Call Center
For seniors and caregivers in our community, the Senior Resource Call Center of CareWell Services is available between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to answer questions, provide resources, and help seniors meet any needs they may have as they continue to limit their contact, and reduce their risk of contracting COVID-19.
A team of volunteers is able to deliver groceries, prescriptions, pet food, or personal care items. We can help you get home-delivered meals or a Personal Emergency Response button. We are here to answer any question you may have and help you connect with the services you need during this challenging time.
Call 269-441-0973 or 1-800-626-6719.
Telephone Reassurance Program
Seniors looking to stay connected with someone during this time of social distancing are invited to sign up for the Telephone Reassurance Program. Volunteers will call them at least weekly to check on their well being, identify any needs, or provide a person-to-person friendly visit over the phone. To sign up, call 269-966-2450.
- "Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order for all in Michigan
- Mailed absentee voter ballots coming to all May 5 voters
- State parks remain open
- Unemployment benefits
- Hair/nail salons, other personal-care services closed
- Evictions temporarily suspended
- Small business loans now available for those affected by COVID-19
- Public boards and commissions may meet electronically
- Restaurants limited to carry-out or delivery service only
- Temporary prohibition on large gatherings
- All K-12 schools temporarily closed
- Community mitigation strategies recommended to slow the spread of COVID-19