ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- April 2, 2020

Here are this morning’s top stories

Governor news conference toady

We are expecting an update from the governor this morning on the school year. On Tuesday, Gov. Whitmer said she is considering all options before she makes a final decision on closing schools for the rest of the school year. All K-12 schools in Michigan have been ordered closed since March 16.

Watch live here beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Answers to common questions about coronavirus

Dr. Frank McGeorge continues to be a wealth of information. He is answering questions about the coronavirus daily such as: Is anti-bacterial soap necessary? The answer is no. Any soap can eliminate and remove the virus. Here are more answers to common questions.

Q&A: How to get aid for a small business hit by virus crisis

Small businesses employ about half the workers in the private sector. By some estimates, as many as 20 million people will have lost their jobs by the end of April. Here are questions and answers about financial help available through the government and other sources.

Governor town hall tonight

Local 4 will broadcast a special event with Whitmer tonight about the state’s response to coronavirus. A virtual town hall event will air at 7 p.m. Thursday. Gov. Whitmer will take questions from Michiganders about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in the state. Submit a question on coronavirus in Michigan here.

The town hall will be live on Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit -- streaming here.

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