COVID-19 Updates

Our first priority is to protect the health or our employees, customers, visitors, and vendor partners. We are following the guidelines of our Business Continuity Plan and we are ready to activate contingency plans as needed. To request a copy of our Business Continuity Plan please contact sales@evansdist.com. We will be providing updates on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as new information becomes available. Please see below for our most recent updates. 

Is Your Company in Need of Short-term Warehousing or Transportation Services?

Evans Distribution Systems has overflow capacity for companies with operational disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic. We can provide secure warehousing services with highly flexible agreements. We also have transportation capacity to move your goods where they need to be. We have implemented an aggressive response plan with preventive measures across all of our facilities to maintain a fully operational staff. Call us now: (313) 388-3200 or email sales@evansdist.com

Capabilities

For a copy of our capabilities sheet that lists the services we can provide for businesses affected by COVID-19 click here. COVID-19 Capabilities Sheet

Questions?

If you have any concerns or additional questions, please contact us at sales@evansdist.com or (313) 388-3200.

To view our updated visitor policy click here. COVID-19 VISITOR POLICY

For a copy of the form visitors must fill out when entering our facilities click here. COVID-19 VISITOR FORM

Attention Vendor Partners: As mandated by Executive Order 2020-21, also known as the “Stay at Home, Stay Safe” order, Evans Distribution Systems and affiliated companies, will continue operations under the “essential business” exemption as a transportation and logistics service provider to our customers. 

In compliance with the order Evans’ vendor partners must also be deemed “essential businesses” to ensure our services continue without disruption. Please click here to find a universal letter explaining this position. If you request a personalized letter outlining the specific services you are providing for Evans, please send your requests to sales@evansdist.com.

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

All Michigan residents aged 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Residents can schedule appointments through their hospital group, vaccine providers such as the Ford Field clinic, or by calling 1-866-610-3885 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for an appointment at Wayne County clinics in Taylor and Livonia. Visit https://www.waynecounty.com/covid19/vaccination.aspx for more information.

To register for the vaccine through to Ford Field clinic visit https://clinic.meijer.com/register/CL2021.

Resources

The list below is not comprehensive, but it may provide a good starting point for resources to support various needs over the next several weeks. These links are being provided for information only.

Resources for Employees

As Health Care Seekers – Corporate Employees

https://www.mibluesperspectives.com/2020/03/14/coronavirus-outbreak-what-you-need-to-know/

https://www.mibluesperspectives.com/2020/03/09/how-to-access-telehealth-care-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/ – How to Access Telehealth support during COVID 19

https://www.fastcompany.com/90478316/alton-brown-has-the-best-breakdown-of-the-science-of-why-hand-washing-beats-hand-sanitizer –  Video on proper handwashing and differences between handwashing and hand sanitizer.

As Health Care Seekers – State Employees

https://www.michigan.gov/mdcs/0,4614,7-147-22854_29351—,00.html – Information regarding the Employee Service Program related to COVID 19 and managing stress and anxiety needs.

https://www.michigan.gov/mdcs/0,4614,7-147-22854_38681—,00.html – Contact information for all state employee health plans to request information related COVID 19 resources.

As Parents and Caregivers

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html – General information for talking with children about COVID 19 at various developmental levels.

https://www.weareteachers.com/free-online-learning-resources/#secondary – A list of resources for parents looking for educational and supplemental learning platforms, including services offering free subscriptions, as a result of school closures.

https://www.gomaisa.org/downloads/general/list_of_mi_isds.pdf – Link to contacts for all ISDs in Michigan – resources for learning needs, special education supports, and food distribution to students and families during COVID 19 outbreak

https://www.inghamisd.org/thelatest/public-information-and-reports/corona-virus-information/learning-resources/ – An example of one ISD’s available information on resources around COVID 19.

https://www.aarp.org/health/ – AARP has some resources posted for families and households with specific concerns related to older Americans, particularly those in nursing home or other health care facilities where visitors are no longer allowed

https://www.greatstarttoquality.org/ – Statewide childcare resource website, including screened providers throughout the state

https://www.mi211.org/ – Central resource for individuals and families looking for support in a variety of areas. 

General Resources About COVID 19

https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Mask-Order-CDC_GMTF_01-29-21-p.pdf – CDC Requirement for Persons to Wear Masks 

https://www.evansdist.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/COVID-19-VISITOR-POLICY-rev.9.8.20_v2-1.pdf – Evans Distribution Systems Visitor Policy.

https://www.evansdist.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Summer-mask-tips-flyer.pdf– Face mask tips for the summer

https://www.evansdist.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Workplace-safety-checklist.pdf – Workplace safety checklist.

https://www.evansdist.com/tips-for-how-to-wear-a-face-covering/ – Tips for proper use and care of a face mask.

ALAN’s Golden Rules for Supporting Social Distancing

https://werc.org/page/COVID-19 – WERC webpage providing updates and resources to warehouse industry workers for handling and controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.iwla.com/news/coronavirus-covid-19-/ – IWLA providing resources for anyone in the warehousing industry.

htps://www.detroitchamber.com/coronavirus/government-updates/ – Detroit Chamber webpage for government updates

https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/ – State of Michigan site for COVID 19 response measures and resources

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html – Federal government site for COVID 19 response measures and resources

Customer Support Resources

https://www.uschamber.com/coronavirus – US Chamber website for resources, awareness and outreach, and support for businesses related to COVID 19

https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/aid-event/coronavirus-covid-19 – This website contains ways that individuals, communities, governments, and businesses can seek assistance from corporate foundations and corporations alike.

https://sbdcmichigan.org/small-business-covid19/ – Small Business Development Centers resources for COVID 19. SBDC will also be hosting webinars about cash flow supports and liquidity, ecommerce, and human resources needs over the next two weeks.  These webinars are available in the training section of their website.

http://www.mml.org/resources/information/Coronavirus_Resources.htm – Michigan Municipal League site for COVID 19 supports for communities

https://www.mainstreet.org/howwecanhelp/resourcecenter/covid19resources – National Main Street Program – Small business and community supports for those impacted by COVID 19

https://www.mrla.org/coronavirus.html – Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association COVID 19 supports

https://visitdetroit.com/coronavirus-info/ – Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau has links to resources broadly for the travel industry and travelers related to COVID 19