Frequently Asked Questions
Is there food available for children?
Free food for families is available for pick up at the Frankenmuth High Concession Stand, near the football field. All families with children and those with special needs up to age 26 are eligible -- even if you don’t go to Frankenmuth Public Schools. Meals are available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the week of March 24 and March 31. Pick up is available from 7:45 am to 9 am and from 11 am to 1 pm.
Tuesday, March 31 and Thursday, April 2. Pick up between 11 am and 1 pm. *1 hot lunch, 1 breakfast and 1 cold lunch per child.
Tuesday, April 7 and Thursday, April 9. Pick up between 11 am and 1 pm. *1 hot lunch, 1 breakfast and 1 cold lunch per child.
Questions or requests should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with “lunch” in the subject line. You can pick up meals for others if they can’t make it
Is the COVID-19 virus spread through drinking water?
The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.
What should I do if I am sick?
Stay home except to get medical care.
- Stay home: People who are mildly ill with COVID-19 are able to recover at home. Do NOT leave, except to get medical care. Do NOT visit public areas.
- Stay in touch with your doctor.
- CALL before you get medical care. Do NOT walk into an urgent care facility or the emergency room. Be sure to get care if you feel worse or you think it is an emergency.
How can I help protect others from COVID-19?
Stay home if you’re sick
- Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or use the inside of your elbow.
- Throw used tissues in the trash.
- Immediately wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, clean your hands with a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
- If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Reported illnesses have ranged from people with mild symptoms to people becoming severely ill, requiring admission to the hospital, and dying. Symptoms include:
• Difficulty breathing
• Severe illness
Are restaurants still open?
Many of the restaurants in town are still open for take away or delivery orders. For a complete list please visit frankenmuth.org
Is the library still open?
The library building will be closed to the public. However, library staff will still be working even though the building is closed. If you would like to contact them, please call (989) 652-8323 Monday through Friday between 9 am and 3 pm for information.
Is the Meals On Wheels program still operating?
Yes, the Saginaw County Commission on Aging will still be offering meals on wheels. To contact them, please call (989) 797-6880. There are other community resources available if you need assistance of any kind (groceries, picking up prescriptions, meals) call 652-3441 and press 0 to leave a message.
What executive orders have been put in place by the government?
To view a list of the executive orders that have been put in place so far please visit michigan.gov
What should I do if I recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19?
If you have traveled from an affected area, there may be restrictions on your movements for up to 2 weeks. If you develop symptoms during that period (fever, cough, trouble breathing), seek medical advice. Call the office of your health care provider before you go, and tell them about your travel and symptoms. They will give you instructions on how to get care withough exposing other people to your illness. While sick, avoid contact with people, don't go out and delay any travel to reduce the possiblity of spreading illness to others.
What can I do during the Stay at Home Order?
- Go to the grocery store or pick up take-out food.
- Go to the pharmacy to pick up a needed prescription.
- Engage in outdoor activities like walking, hiking, running, biking.
- Go to the hospital or secure any care necessary to address a medical emergency or to preserve your health or the health of a loved one.
- Fill your car with gas.
- Return to Michigan to a home or place of residence from outside the State.
- Leave the State for a home or residence elsewhere.
- Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian for needed medical care.
What can't I do during the Stay at Home Order?
- Leave the home to work unless your employer designates you as a critical infrastructure worker.
- Participate in any public gatherings.
- Visit someone in the hospital, nursing home, or other residential care facilities (with limited exceptions).
- Go to the mall or to restaurants.
For more information on Michigan's response to COVID-19, please visit michigan.gov