County COVID-19 numbers on uptick; precautions recommended

Oakland County is now at a high community COVID-19 transmission level according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and experiencing an increase in cases overall.
The seven-day average of daily cases in Oakland County was 562 cases per day as of May 12, 2022. The seven-day percent positivity rate for COVID-19 tests is now 19.8 percent.
The Health Division reminds residents, organizations, and worksites of the following prevention steps recommended by CDC during high COVID-19 community levels:
• Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Visit for Health Division vaccine locations.
• Get tested if you have symptoms or are exposed to someone with COVID-19.
• Isolate and quarantine if needed.
• Wear a mask indoors in public.
• If you test positive for COVID-19, talk to your doctor about whether you meet eligibility criteria and should get antibody or antiviral treatment.
More information about COVID-19 can be found on the Health Divisions website at or by contacting Nurse on Call at 800-848-5533 or Nurse on Call is available 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For up-to-date public health information, follow @publichealthOC on Facebook and Twitter.

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