Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

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In light of the continued spread of COVID-19 in the community, the majority of City of East Lansing offices will continue to be closed for in-person transactions until further notice. Learn more.

All essential services (police, fire, EMS, curbside trash/recycling services, water services, wastewater management, court services, trades/housing inspections) will remain available and non-essential staff will be available remotely to assist residents with non-essential services. For additional information, view the City's:

Community members can also view the City's electronic public meeting notices webpage for details on upcoming electronic meetings.

State & Public Health Updates


City of East Lansing's Latest COVID-19-Related Press Releases

COVID-19 Preventative Measures

While there is no vaccine currently, public health officials have provided the following mitigation and preventative measures for communicable diseases like COVID-19:

    • Learn about the signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
    • Stay home when you are sick and call your doctor.
    • Avoid contact with people who are sick.
    • Regularly clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, such as doorknobs, keyboards, cell phones and light switches.
    • Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer. 
    • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.
    • Avoid handshakes.
    • Stay at least 6 feet away from others when in a public setting.
    • Be sure to maintain a supply of medications, food and other essentials in your house.
    • If you have to go out in public, wear a mask.

CDC Print Resources in Different Languages

Click here for various print resources from the CDC in different languages.

Thanking Essential Workers - Printable Coloring Pages

Want to show your thanks for the essential workers in the East Lansing community and beyond? Need a fun activity for the kids? Print and color our Thank You Essential Workers coloring pages and proudly display them in your front-facing windows and/or on your trash/recycling carts!