Finally, isolation and quarantine are two reliable ways to prevent the spread of contagious disease and help protect community members at risk. Isolation and quarantine help keep people who are sick or have been exposed separate from people who have not been exposed.
If you’re asked to isolate by the health department, here are some resources to help you do so safely so you can protect your close contacts.
Public Health Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Public Health Resources from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
State and Local Resources
We know isolating at home may be difficult. If you need assistance with things like food, shelter, and healthcare, we want to get you the help you need.
MI Bridges: Using MI Bridges, you can apply for state benefits programs like Medicaid and food assistance. In addition to benefits programs, MI Bridges also features more than 30,000 state and local services to help meet your needs. Visit Michigan.gov/MIBridges to start exploring the resources that are available.
Michigan 2-1-1: Michigan 2-1-1 is available 24/7 online or via telephone to help connect you with resources in your local community, like housing and financial assistance. Visit mi211.org or call 2-1-1 for immediate assistance.