News Updates & Resources
Muskegon Area ISD (MAISD) is in regular contact with Public Health-Muskegon County to continue preventative health measures to keep students and staff safe during this health crisis.
All MAISD programs and buildings will be closed from Monday, March 16 through Monday, April 13, 2020. This includes Wesley School, Career Tech Center, Transition at Craig Campus, Lakeshore Learning Center, MAISD North and South buildings, and all MAISD Early Childhood Programs.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All MAISD Professional Development workshops are canceled through April 13, 2020.
Meal Info to Share
FREE meals are available throughout the school shutdown to all children ages 18 and under and students with disabilities ages 18-26 with an active IEP who either reside in or attend the district. All private and charter school students can access meals through the district in which they live. See the list of confirmed locations and times. Kids Food Basket is also compiling distribution information and will share on their website at www.kidsfoodbasket.org/locations/muskegon.
Hackley Community Care School-based Health Programs are offering telehealth appointments for patients and parents of school-aged children who would like to speak to a counselor, Monday through Friday, 8AM - 4PM. To schedule a phone visit with a school-based mental health provider, please call one of the Teen Health Centers: Muskegon 231-733-6680 or Oakridge 231-733-6830 - After Hours Number 231-737-3882
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has just launched a statewide hotline where public health and other experts will respond to health-related questions about coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The hotline is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1-888-535-6136. The team can also direct people to resources in their local communities and in other state government departments. Staff cannot provide individual clinical advice or diagnosis through the hotline.
Health and Disease Prevention Resources
State of Michigan
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has published this Fact Sheet to explain what the virus is, how it is spread, who is at risk, and how to protect yourself from the virus. It explains the risk to the general public for contracting the virus is low, while travelers to and from certain areas of the world may be at increased risk.
Additional updates (including current case information for Michigan) can be found at the MDHHS COVID-19 website (The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services website).