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 October 13, 2020 in the State of Illinois there have been 324,743 confirmed cases with 9,026 deaths. The Cook County Department of Public Health and Medical Examiner reports that there have been 361 confirmed cases with 7 deaths in the Village of Wilmette.
|Illinois Department of Public Health Map||Cook County Department of Public Health Map|
On May 5th, 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.
- Restore Illinois – Plan
- Restore Illinois – Metrics
- Restore Illinois – Updated COVID-19 Mitigation Plan
- All regions of Illinois progressed into Phase 3 on 5/28/2020.
- All regions of Illinois progressed into Phase 4 on 6/26/2020.
Phase 4 allows larger gathering sizes, additional business reopenings and increased capacities. We must all continue to social distance, frequently wash our hands and cover our faces to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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 October 13, 2020.