Home > About Wanigas > News & Events > Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Important Member Updates Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Branch Lobbies 

On behalf of Wanigas Credit Union officials and staff, thank you for your membership and confidence during this challenging time. We appreciate your patience and understanding throughout the current COVID-19 Pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to have an impact on the health and safety of our community, we will continue to monitor and update our branch operations to protect you, our employees and the community. We encourage you to continue banking safely and manage your finances by using our FREE virtual and electronic services during this continued time of social distancing.

Wanigas branch lobbies are open during normal business hours while continuing to limit lobby occupancy. Please Note, Wanigas is dedicating Wednesdays, from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm to assist our ‘vulnerable population’ members. The State of Michigan identifies the ‘vulnerable population’ as people over 60 years of age, pregnant women and individuals with chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease. MASKS/FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED, in accordance to Executive Order 2020-147, when inside the branch (not required in the drive-thru). However, you may be asked to lower your mask for identification purposes.

Wanigas drive-thru locations remain open during normal business hours however, due to the limitation on members in the lobbies, we ask that you continue to use our drive-thru lanes and ATMs for transactions such as cash withdrawals and check deposits.  We encourage you to continue banking safely and manage your finances by using our virtual and electronic services during this continued time of social distancing.

Branch Staff

Wanigas is proud to be an essential business with a dedicated team that has remained focused on providing excellent member service in a safe environment. Branch staff continue to follow social distancing protocols and a specific set of health and safety guidelines that include the following:

Keeping You (and Us) Safe

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 is a shared responsibility. We ask that you adhere to the following safety precautions when visiting our lobbies:

We're here and committed to assisting our members. If you need to speak with a Wanigas representative about your specific circumstances, please consider calling first as we gradually reopen the lobby with limited hours and limited lobby traffic.

Member Services  989.759.5780 ext. 784   or    800.675.2285 ext. 784
Card Services  989.759.5758                 or    800.675.2285 ext. 719
Consumer Loan  989.759.5780 ext. 785   or    800.675.2285 ext. 785
Mortgage Loan  989.799.6011                  or    800.675.2285 ext. 782
Collections  989.759.5780 ext. 721   or    800.675.2285.ext. 721

Next Steps

Wanigas will continue to monitor the pandemic and reassess branch operations, following the advice of the CDC and local authorities who monitor our state’s virus trends. We value your membership and loyalty and we look forward to continuing to serve.


Mortgage Payment Relief

Wanigas understands that the Coronavirus has brought unanticipated financial hardships to many of our members. We recognize that these uncertain times can have a devastating impact on homeowners worried about their upcoming payment, We Are Here To Help!

If the Coronavirus has caused job loss, income reduction, sickness, or other issues that impact your ability to make your monthly mortgage payment, options are available including a Mortgage Payment Deferment. A deferment can move your mortgage payment due date ahead up to 3-months, adding the payment(s) to the end of your mortgage. In addition, Wanigas doesn’t want our members to worry about losing their home due to circumstances created by the pandemic, which is why Wanigas will be offering Foreclosure Protection through November 1, 2020.

If you are experiencing financial difficulties due to the Coronavirus and are in need of Mortgage Payment Relief, Wanigas encourages you to reach out to speak with a specialist regarding your options:

Financial Wellness Service

Wanigas is partnered with GreenPath Financial Wellness to offer financial relief resources to our members including:


Online Convenience Services

Banking from the safety of your home has never been easier or more efficient.  Wanigas offers a variety of convenient remote services to access your account 24/7. 


Reputable Resources

We encourage our community to stay informed about the Coronavirus from a reputable resource such as those listed below.

State of Michigan

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization (WHO)

Scam information

Go to main navigation