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Governor Pritzker Executive Order 3.20.20
City Hall Closure Notice updated 3.20.20

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).

Please visit the Illinois Department of Public Health at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/ and the Centers for Disease and Prevention at www.cdc.gov for more information. 

Governor Pritzker has announced the creation of a centralized state website detailing the state’s evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The website includes news, prevention information, preparation efforts, FAQs, resources and more information about coronavirus. Please visit the site at coronavirus.illinois.gov .

If you have questions regarding COVID-19, you can dial 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov .

There is an ongoing investigation to determine more about this outbreak.  This is rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.

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COVID-19 RELATED  RESIDENT RESOURCES:
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IMPORTANT COMMUNITY NOTICES:

REPUBLIC SERVICES COVID-19 UPDATE: 

Until further notice Republic Services will be operating under the following guidelines starting April 1, 2020:

Republic will accept cart contents or personalized cans only. Drivers will not be authorized to leave their vehicle to pick up waste outside the cart or personal cans.

Yard waste and bulk waste programs will be suspended.

Recycling service will continue as scheduled. It’s important to keep waste out of your recycling container. Republic may need to use alternative disposal if contamination increases or if there is disruption to recycling process site.

Click here to read the full notice from Republic.


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BEST PRACTICES:

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