COVID-19: Information, Response and Resources

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 January 13, 2021 in the State of Illinois there have been 1,040,168 confirmed cases with 17,743 deaths. The Cook County Department of Public Health and Medical Examiner reports that there have been 1,111 confirmed cases with 12 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 January 13, 2021 in the State of Illinois there have been 353,791 doses administered, with 62,974 doses being administered in Cook County.


Illinois Department of Public Health Map Cook County Department of Public Health Map


On May 5th, 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.


As of November 17, 2020, it was announced that all 11 regions within Illinois will be placed into Phase 4 Tier 3 mitigation measures.  Click here for more information on these mitigation measures.


For More information on Phase 4, see below:

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 January 13, 2021.

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