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Masking Recommendations

Masking Recommendations This week, the CDC, IDPH, and Cook County Department of Public Health announced updated masking recommendations to protect against COVID-19 and the Delta variant. These announcements were in response to surges in COVID-19 cases. Additionally, the CDC presented data showing that the Delta variant is more contagious compared to other strains and is […]

Illinois Enters Phase 5: Illinois Restored

Today, Illinois moves to a full reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois COVID-19 plan. The state will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines. Learn more. Here […]

New Vaccination Sites Available

New Cook County Vaccination Site in Des Plaines The Cook County Department of Public Health will open a super site on March 4th at the former K-Mart, located at 1155 East Oakton Street (at Lee Street) in Des Plaines. This site will be able to vaccinate large groups daily. Initially, it will only give reservations […]

Revised Suburban Cook County Mitigation Guidelines

Subsequent to the State of Illinois’ announcement that Region 10 (Suburban Cook County) would  move from Tier 1 mitigations to Phase 4 of the COVID-19 Restore Illinois Plan, the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) issued Mitigation Order 2021-1 to outline its approach to delaying the full implementation of Phase 4. CCDPH is the […]

Snow Removal Update – January 31 – 10am

Snow Removal Update 7 to 10 inches of snow have fallen in the Village with another 2 to 3 inches expected today. Public Works crews have been working since 5:00pm on Saturday night to salt and clear roadways, they will work continuously throughout the weekend. Plowing main (arterial) streets are the priority followed by side […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Resources & Updates

Where can I schedule appointments to receive my COVID-19 vaccine? Suburban Cook County residents Fourteen (14) Community Vaccination Centers https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov Cook County hotline: 833/308-1988 (M-Fri / 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.) Pharmacies CVS: www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine Jewel-Osco: www.mhealthappointments.com/covidappt Mariano’s: www.marianos.com/i/coronavirus-update/vaccine Walgreens: www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19 Walmart: www.walmart.com/cp/1228302 Healthcare providers Northshore: https://www.northshore.org/covid-19-information-resources/covid-19-vaccine/covid-19-vaccine-scheduling/ Rush: www.rush.edu/patients-visitors/covid-19-resources/covid-19-vaccines/schedule-covid-19-vaccination Advocate: www.advocateaurorahealth.org/coronavirus-disease-2019/covid19-vaccine/ Northwestern: www.nm.org/conditions-and-care-areas/covid-19-resource-center/covid-19-vaccines AMITA: www.amitahealth.org/covid-19/vaccine Loyola: […]

April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election Information (Updated)

Four Village Board Offices on Ballot The consolidated Election will be held on April 6. The Village has four Village Board offices on the ballot; one office for Village President and three offices for Village Trustee; all are 4-year terms. The following candidate’s names will appear on the ballot in the order presented. Village President […]

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