City of Flint's Response to COVID-19
The City of Flint continues to respond proactively to the threat of COVID-19 to our community, our state, and our country. Responding quickly with preventative measures to help slow the spread of coronavirus remains our top priority. This administration will continue to work with our local, state, and national partners, as well as top advisers from the medical community, to make informed decisions designed to help protect Flint residents.
“The health, safety and welfare of our residents and our employees is and always has been our guiding principle,” Mayor Sheldon Neeley said.
- Flint was the only local city to appoint a medical advisor on Coronavirus.
- Flint was the second city in Michigan to declare a state of emergency.
- Flint declared an emergency 8 days before the first positive case in Genesee County.
- Flint launched a water reconnection program 16 days before state-ordered action.
- Flint was the only municipality in Michigan to create water payment assistance program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Flint was the first city in Michigan to institute a curfew.
Find more information about COVID-19 resources on the Michigan.gov website:
- Treatments and Therapeutics
- Mental Health & Wellness
- Frequently Asked Questions
“The health, safety and welfare of our residents and our employees is and always has been our guiding principle.” – Mayor Sheldon Neeley