COVID-19 Business Update Provided to City Council

COVID-19 Business Update Provided to City Council

During the first ever virtual Ferndale City Council meeting held on March 25, staff from the City, DDA, and Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce teamed up to provide an update on how the business community has been adapting to COVID-19 and what support has been provided to date. We have been so impressed with the level of flexibility and innovation we have seen in such a short amount of time. Take a look at the presentation to learn about some of the amazing things that have been accomplished, the tough decisions that were…continue reading →

COVID-19 Business Update:March, 20 2020 | Financial Resources Highlight

  Updates About Available Financial Assistance! > Download the full 3.20.20 update here > Stay updated using the Ferndale COVID-19 Business Resources Page By now we know that you’ve been hit with lots of information about financial programs as the Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation continues to unfold. Your partners at the City of Ferndale, Ferndale DDA, and Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to sift through all that information and help you get access to what you need to know, what you can do, and who you can talk to. The resources listed here…continue reading →

COVID-19 Business Update: March, 19 2020

Local Organizations Join Forces to Represent the Business Community Ferndale business owners have been dealing with a flurry of messages this week about financial resources for small businesses during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The City of Ferndale, Ferndale DDA, and Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce have come together to better represent the needs of our business community and stay updated on loans, grants, and other support mechanisms as they become available. Our goal is to become a trusted source of information that helps you filter out the noise and focus on the resources that best…continue reading →

DDA Announces Social Distancing Bingo

Play Social Distancing Bingo for a Chance to Win a $50 Gift Certificate! You can participate in Social Distancing Bingo until March 30, 2020. Create a line with 5 boxes and submit proof of purchase to The first 10 submissions will receive a $50 gift certificate to the business of their choice! In an effort to make it easy for you to support local business and social distancing as easy as possible, we’ve compiled a list of which businesses are offering delivery and take-out food options. Stay tuned for updates and info about our amazing retail and…continue reading →

Western Market Announces Dedicated Shopping Hour for Vulnerable Populations

Effective Wednesday, March 18th and until further notice: Western Market will open at 9A each day to the general public. Western Market will be open from 8A-9A each day for shoppers at greatest risk for contracting coronavirus. This is limited to seniors and individuals with compromised immune systems. We pledge to provide access to our products in the safest environment possible for all customers. We request that our community respect the provisions of this operational change. Please do not shop during 8A-9A each morning if you are not at greater risk for contracting…continue reading →

City of Ferndale Launches Resource Page for COVID-19

On March 13, Oakland County declared a county-wide State of Emergency to encourage social distancing and help stop the spread of Covid-19 Novel coronavirus. The City of Ferndale takes the health and safety of our community very seriously and we're doing everything we can to support State and County health organizations. They have launched a resources page on the City of Ferndale website, which will be updated regularly. Visit for the most updated information from the City of Fernale. The City has established contact phone numbers and email addresses specifically for COVID-related response and questions.…continue reading →
Free Curbside Parking for Food Pickup

Free Curbside Parking for Food Pickup

Effective Monday, March 16 through Sunday, April 5 To support our business community, the City of Ferndale announces has expanded 30-minute Quick Zone parking in all municipal lots  and on street parking spaces for delivery and pickup orders. In an effort to support social distancing and control the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, State and County health officials have called for closure of eat-in food and drink services and recommended that people visit public spaces sparingly. To make it easy for customers to visit businesses for quick services (ordering merchandise online and picking up;…continue reading →