Shop locally to support community during COVID

Clarkston Mayor Eric Haven encourages residents to support local restaurants by eating out sometimes, and leaving big tips. Photo provided

Residents are allowed to leave their homes for food under the state executive stay-at-home order.
Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce has a list of local restaurants and shops open for carry-out, drive-thru, and/or delivery, including 15th Street Tavern, Andiamo Trattoria Clarkston, Beyond Juice Clarkston, Buck Shots Bar and Grill, Burger King, Crispelli’s of Clarkston, Culver’s of Clarkston, Essence on Main, Gregg’s Gourmet Cafe, Hamlin Pub Clarkston, Hot Pepper Thai Restaurant, Kruse’s Deer Lake Inn, Leo’s Coney Island, McDonalds, Mr. B’s Roadhouse, Outback Steakhouse, Papa Romano’s, Parker’s Hilltop Brewery, Pita Way, Planet Sub, Rudy’s Market & Catering, Sagano Japanese Bistro & Steakhouse, Sportsmen’s Great Northern Grill, Taco Bell, The Fed Community, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and Uncle Peter’s Pasties.
Neiman’s Family Market also offers curbside pickup, daily, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Check
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Al Deeby Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is operating its New and Used Car Sales Departments by appointment only, with hopes of resuming normal business on Monday, April 6. Please call 248-620-0800 or visit
The Service and Parts Department will be open Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bowman Chevrolet will pick up and drop off customers’ vehicles for service, within five miles. Call the service department for additional details at 248-620-3080.
The Bowman sales team will work with buyers via phone, text or email, and through Chevrolet’s Shop, Click, Drive program. Shop for and purchase new Chevrolet vehicles online. Additionally, the sales team will deliver new vehicles to the buyer wherever they are. View inventory and offers online at
In response to the COVID-19 emergency, Oakland County waived fees for online transactions to pay for parking tickets, dog licenses, legal documents, and delinquent property taxes, to encourage residents to use the internet rather than visiting in person, through April 30.
The county Treasurer’s Office also suspended property tax foreclosure for eligible properties.
To receive text updates from the county Health Division, text “OAKGOV” to 28748.
The Health Division’s Nurse on Call (NOC) telephone service, 1-800-848-5533, offers information regarding communicable diseases including the coronavirus, pregnancy and child health, nutrition, and referrals.
The county offers a second hotline, 1-248-858-1000, that can put residents in touch with nonhealth services. The hotline is staffed from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Michigan Department of Treasury offers collections assistance to newly unemployed Michiganders currently paying on past-due state tax debts or other state debts.
To receive assistance, contact Treasury’s Collections Service Center at 517-636-5265. Go to or follow the state Treasury Department on Twitter at @MITreasury.
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