COVID-19 Updates

Vaccination scheduling info:  If you are still seeking to get vaccinated, click on any of the following links to find a vaccine provider: 

For In-Home Vaccinations for families in the Canton Area call 734/394-5400

As of  May 4, Canton has had 7,223 confirmed Coronavirus cases and 109 deaths. There have been 97,392 cases in Wayne County (excluding the City of Detroit).

The Wayne County daily report can be found here.

The Wayne County COVID-19 Dashboard can be found here.

graph depicting covid cases and deaths for april 2021
image of vaccination counts as of May 4

Other vaccination opportunities:

The Wayne County Public Health Department will accept walk-up COVID-19 vaccination appointments for county residents who are age 16 years or older at its vaccine clinic at Wayne County Community College District – Downriver Campus on Wednesday, April 14 through Saturday, April 17.

Vaccinations are available Monday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Vaccines are free. No appointment is necessary. Walk-ups must be Wayne County residents. Residents younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive vaccination.

The WCCCD-Downriver Campus Vaccination Clinic is located at 21000 Northline Road, Taylor, approximately one-half mile west of Interstate 75.

Michiganders can also register for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Ford Field in Detroit.  

After the registration process is completed, people who have registered will receive an invitation either by “voice or text when it’s their turn to schedule the appointment. Vaccine appointments will be scheduled a few days in advance. 

The Ford Field site will operate from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., seven days a week, for eight weeks under the federal government's vaccination pilot program. The facility will be managed by the State of Michigan with support from FEMA, Wayne County, the City of Detroit, Ford Field, Meijer, Henry Ford Health System and the Detroit Lions. 

All COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Sign-up is available through these three options: 

1. Online at
2. Text EndCOVID to 75049
3. Call the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline at 888-535-6136 (press 1) a. Residents who don’t have access to the internet or need assistance navigating through the registration process can use the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline to register. Call Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is expected that the call center will have long wait times, so calling is recommended only people who cannot register online or by text. 

The vaccine will be offered at no cost, and insurance is not required, nor will it be requested at the vaccination center. Any Michigan resident who is currently eligible to receive the vaccine under the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) vaccine prioritization guidance will be able to register for an appointment. 

Free parking will be available at the vaccination site. For those who indicate, during the registration process, they need assistance obtaining transportation to and from the vaccination site, the state is working to provide free of charge ride share options. 

While vaccinations are ongoing, Michiganders are still encouraged to practice preventative measures including wearing a mask, social distancing, and frequent handwashing. 

Michigan residents seeking more information about the COVID-19 vaccine should visit


Canton Township, in cooperation with the Wayne County Health Department and Memorial Healthcare, is now offering COVID-19 Testing at Heritage Park, 46202 Heritage Park Road, Canton, MI (North Pavilion Parking Lot).  PLEASE NOTE: At this time, this is site is conducting testing only. Testing will be available Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. To pre-register go to 

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has set up a peer-run Warmline to aid those with mental health needs during COVID-19 pandemic.  The warmline will connect individuals with certified peer support specialists who have lived experiences of behavioral health issues, trauma or personal crises, and are trained to support and empower the callers. The warmline will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. at 888-PEER-753 (888-733-7753). It is intended to serve individuals living with persistent mental health challenges including anxiety, depression and trauma. Individuals in crisis, including those considering suicide, are urged to contact the Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 at 800-985-5990 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 800-273-8255.

The CDC has recommended the use of facial coverings when out in public. Please note: The cloth face coverings recommended are not surgical masks or N-95 respirators. Those are critical supplies that must continue to be reserved for healthcare workers and other medical first responders, as recommended by current CDC guidance.

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

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