COVID-19 Policies & News

  • Testing will begin Friday at Joe Dumars Field House at Michigan State Fairgrounds
  • Site will have capacity to conduct 400 tests per day, 14,400 over six-week period
  • Appointments to be taken starting today, testing begins Friday
At 12:01am, Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21) went into effect.

Primary routes will be operating throughout the week on a Saturday schedule. Sunday will remain the same. Highlighted “Express Route” service will be suspended until further notice.

  • Officials recommend open areas and avoiding "high touch point" surfaces such as playscapes and exercise equipment


Following Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-09 addressing temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation, Detroit Parks & Recreation wants to encourage safe park usage during COVID-19.

  • Confirmed Michigan cases - 549
  • Confirmed Detroit cases – 149 (2 deaths)
  • This information is updated daily with yesterday’s COVID-19 positive results as of midnight.


  • All police, fire, EMS, Health, DDOT & trash collection services will continue unaffected
  • Some city offices to provide limited hours and staff

As the cases of COVID 19 increase in Michigan, effective March 20, the City of Detroit wi

  • City sets up centralized process for restaurants to donate surplus food so it doesn’t go to waste during business slowdown or shutdown
  • Donations that meet quality standards to be distributed by local agencies
  • Donations will provid

To ensure the safety of DDOT employees, customers, and visitors, the following service locations are closed until further notice:


DDOT Administrative Building

1301 E. Warren Ave.