Information on the Coronavirus 

Jackson District Library is monitoring information about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of staff and library users is important to us, especially during this time. 

In compliance with state and federal recommendations to slow the spread of coronavirus, we are cancelling all JDL-scheduled programs, meeting room use, and outreach events effective March 13 until further notice. 

Local Resources 

List of Local Jackson Area Resources – Jackson Area COVID-19 Directory

Anyone can call 2-1-1 to get help through and easy to remember number, available 24/7, 365 days within 9 counties in Central Michigan. Serving Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston and Shiawassee Counties.   

John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19.

This website is a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.

Nonprofit Network

Helpful resilience tools for individuals and organizations assembled by the Jackson area Nonprofit Network

United Way

United Way of Jackson County is part of the Jackson COVID-19 Action Network . United Way has a central portal to connect people looking to give to others in need. 

Henry Ford Health System 

Henry Ford COVID-19 Patient Hotline: (313) 874-1055 

For up-to-date information about coronavirus and to ask questions 

Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday 

Jackson County News Update  

Jackson County Health Department Hotline @ (517) 788-4420, Option 9.   

Center for Family Health Covid 19 Testing Hotline 517-748-5363

For more information

Jackson County Mental Health Resources

State of Michigan Resources

National and International Resources 

CDC Frequently Asked Questions  

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) website FAQ with continually updated links for information, including special information for CaregiversTravelersSchools, workplaces & community locations

WHO Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic 

World Health Organization page with links to personal safety tips,  

Additional Resources 

Prevent and Prepare

Persistence of Coronavirus on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents 

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