The Village of Wilmette continues to actively monitor coronavirus (COVID-19). The Village has been receiving updates from the Cook County Health Department, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding COVID-19 and will share that information with the community as it becomes available.
The CDC and IDPH are responding to the ongoing outbreak in the United States and in Illinois. The goal of the ongoing public health response is to detect new cases quickly and prevent community spread of COVID-19. Through April 29, 2021 in the State of Illinois there have been 1,331,848 confirmed cases with 21,927 deaths. The Cook County Department of Public Health and Medical Examiner reports that there have been 1,690 confirmed cases with 20 deaths in the Village of Wilmette.
With the COVID-19 Vaccine becoming more widely available, the state of Illinois has begun to track vaccine administration throughout the state. Click here for up to date state-wide information regarding vaccine administration. Through April 29, 2021 in the State of Illinois there have been 9,155,989 doses administered, with 1,877,208 doses being administered in Cook County.
|Illinois Department of Public Health Map||Cook County Department of Public Health Map|
On May 5, 2020, Governor Pritzker released the details of Restore Illinois, a public health approach to safely reopen our state. The plan details the five phases of reopening that are based on public health metrics. On March 18, 2021, Governor Pritzker released the details on a bridge from Phase 4 to Phase 5. Click here for more information on the Bridge from Phase 4 to Phase 5 Framework.
- Restore Illinois – Plan
- Restore Illinois – Metrics
- Restore Illinois – Updated COVID-19 Mitigation Plan
As of April 30, 2021, Region 10 (Suburban Cook County) is in Phase 4 with the Cook County Department of Public Health implementing Mitigation Order 2021-7.
For More information on Phase 4, see below:
- Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Phase 4 quick guides.
- Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Phase 4 Specific Industry guides.
- (DCEO) Business Toolkit.
- Wilmette Park District website for parks and recreation updates.
The Village continues to work with community partners to focus on three key priorities including prevention, preparedness, and communication. The goal of these efforts is to promote the health and safety of our residents, businesses, guests, employees, and community.
Note: This webpage will be updated and revised as necessary. This page was last updated April 30, 2021.