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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 Village Offices will close to the public through Monday, April 6, 2020. We will continue to evaluate the situation and follow the advice of our County, State, and Federal health officials, so this timeline may change based upon that advice.

Our Village staff remain at work and are available during normal business hours via phone and email to answer questions and assist with permits, payments, and other services. Our online services remain available 24/7 and we will be waiving the credit card processing fees during this office closure. Payments may also be placed into the drop box outside the building.

Effective March 20, 2020, all public playgrounds have been closed at the direction of the Oakland County Health DivisionOther recreation options remain available, but social distancing (minimum of 6+ feet apart) and frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizer are encouraged.

All public meetings continue to be open to public participation as required under the Michigan Open Meetings Act, but we encourage members of the public to exercise caution and follow the guidelines issued by public health agencies. If you feel ill or show any symptoms of illness, please refrain from attending meetings. You can contact the Village offices with any questions about agenda items and comments may be emailed to info@villageofmilford.org.

This is an ever-evolving situation and we continue to communicate with various public health officials and alter plans accordingly.


Impact on Shopping & Dining
On March 16, 2020, the Governor ordered the closure of dine-in operations for restaurants. In order to help our local restaurants as they shift to carry-out and delivery operations, the Village has suspended the enforcement of the parking meters downtown during this time.

The Milford Downtown Development Authority has organized a list of restaurants offering carry-out during this time, as well as a listing of revised business hours for other local businesses.


Impact on Trash, Recycling, & Yard waste Collection
Trash, recycling, & yard waste collection are continuing, with collection taking place on Tuesdays.

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic the Household Hazardous Waste events scheduled for April 4, April 18, May 2, and May 16 have been cancelled. 

April 4 - Wixom Cancelled
April 18 - Southfield Cancelled
May 2 - Farmington Hills Cancelled
May 16 - Milford Cancelled

At this time and with the understanding of the fluidity of this situation, the intent is to hold the July and October events as scheduled. However, this is subject to change as the situation changes. RRRASOC is working diligently to schedule extra weekday HHW and shredding events. Specific details such as dates, times and locations will be announced upon determination.

In the meantime, RRRASOC residents can drop-off HHW at ERG Environmental Services in Livonia without a fee, Monday through Friday – 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ERG Environmental Services
13040 Merriman Road, Livonia
734-437-9650

For more information on alternatives and other events, please visit the RRRASOC website.


General Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
With the recent increase in news coverage about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), we understand that Village residents may have questions regarding the virus. At this time, the advice from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) is as follows:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. If not available, use hand sanitizer.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing.
  • Stay home if you are sick, and contact your healthcare provider.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
The health agencies below each offer additional information about the virus, including data about local cases.

In addition to the resources above, the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services has published a fact sheet regarding the virus which includes symptoms and other information.

Information from Oakland County Health Department is updated on their website www.OakGov.com/Health as it becomes available. The Oakland County Nurse on Call is also available at 800-848-5533, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM or you can email noc@oakgov.com.