Royal Oak

Beaumont Researchers Develop COVID-19 Test That Yields Results in 30-45 Minutes

Excerpt: A team of Beaumont Health researchers has developed a new test to detect COVID-19 via urine, blood, saliva or mouth swab sample in 30-45 minutes.Laura Lamb, Ph.D. and...

Oakland County Funds Rent, Mortgage and Utility Relief Program for Residents Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County residents who have fallen behind on their rent, mortgage or utility payments because of a lost job or other income reduction due to the COVID-19 pandemic may...

Beaumont Hospital Implements COVID-19 Safety Measures

Excerpt: Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak has taken extensive measures to keep patients and the public safe since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.These measures include the requirement that everyone...

Royal Oak Pizzeria Comes Up With Fun Way to Keep Diners Safe, Social Distance

Excerpt: Halloween in June? When Trattoria Pizzeria Da Luigi opened Tuesday in Royal Oak, diners got a ghostly experience. But have no fear. These ghosts were friendly, and meant to keep diners safe. Owner Luigi...

Municipalities in Royal Oak, Clawson Rally to Bolster Businesses

Excerpt: Local governments intrinsically benefit when business is booming, and Oakland County, as well as the Royal Oak and Clawson downtown development authorities, are aiding the reopening process.On June...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Royal Oak Tree Sprouts Free Masks for Neighbors

Excerpt: Need a mask, take a mask. That's why Karen Sayles in March began making the face coverings and hanging them on a tree in front of her home in Royal...

Whiskey Distillery Donates and Discounts Sanitizer to Help Restart Royal Oak Community

Motor City Gas has been donating sanitizer for months to those on the front line of the Corona​virus fight.  Now they are helping to reopen their community by offering...

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Another Tribute to Front Line Workers Takes to Metro Detroit Skies

Exerpt: Pharmacist Suzette Ripepe was one of the first to arrive on the front lawn of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit on Wednesday, eagerly waiting for Michigan's Air National...