COVID-19 Updates

As of April 2, Canton has 145 confirmed Coronavirus cases and four deaths. There are a total of 2,308 cases in Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit). This information will be updated daily. 

The entire Wayne County update can be found here.

In order to support other Beaumont hospitals throughout the region, Beaumont Wayne’s Emergency Department will be closed to EMS traffic. Canton Fire will no longer be able to transport to their facility.

Canton residents may still use Canton’s Beaumont facility for minor injuries during regular business hours, and should go to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti, or St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia for 24-hour emergency room services. Canton Fire will continue to monitor the situation and follow medical control protocols while transporting Canton residents.

If you think you need to be tested for COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recommends that you contact your healthcare provider to discuss your symptoms.

The MDHHS also has a hotline for Coronavirus questions: 1-888/535-6136. This number will be answered daily from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All Canton Township facilities are closed to the public until April 14. All critical and emergency services continue to operate with full staffing. The closures do not affect any Police or Fire services, including 9-1-1. Collection of trash will continue as scheduled.

Water bills can be paid by mail to P.O Box 87680, Canton Michigan, 48188; the drop box* located outside the main entrance to the Canton Administration Building, by phone IVR 833-697-1711, and online at However, late fees will not be assessed for March and April water bills as long as full payment is received by Friday, May 29. *Please do not place cash payments in the drop box.

Canton’s Leadership Team continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and would like to remind residents about the importance of social distancing. We all need to work together and look out for each other’s health and safety.

  1. Federal, State and County Health Updates
  2. Resource Center / Donations
  3. Know Your Symptoms
  1. Food for Seniors 60+
  2. Restaurant Take Out/Curbside/Delivery
  3. Business Resources

Meals on Wheels helps homebound seniors who are unable to prepare their own meals. It can be an absolutely essential service for many older adults—providing a hot meal, a friendly visitor and someone to check in on them every weekday. Learn more here or call 1-800/852-7795.