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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Governor's Executive Order "Stay at Home" extended through April 30th

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Governor Pritzker announced a statewide “Stay At Home” Executive Order on Friday, March 20, 2020, to maximize containment of the coronavirus (COVID-19).  This Executive Order goes into effect on Saturday, March 21st at 5:00 PM...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Republic Services COVID-19 Notice

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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...
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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Responding to the Census is Easy! Check Out These Different Ways to Respond!


The 2020 Census is here and a complete and accurate census count will impact funding for the City of Chicago Heights for the next 10 years. Data from the census helps determine where more than $675 billion is spent among the states. Responding is easy! Yo...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Cook County Launches "AlertCook" Text System to Provide Rapid COVID-19 Updates

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AlertCook, Hotline and Email

Sign up for AlertCook, Cook County’s text alert system. Simply text "AlertCook" to 888-777.

The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has opened a new hotline, with live translation services availab...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City Hall Municipal Building Closed to General Public

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The City of Chicago Heights is closely monitoring the status of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Based on the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Governor ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Visit the City's Public Health Page for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

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The City of Chicago Heights is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Please visit our Public Health page under the "Community" tab for more detailed information provided by the Center for Disease Con...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Metra Rail; Pace Bus Modify Schedules Starting Monday, March 23rd

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Both Metra Rail and Pace Bus will begin operating on temporary, alternate weekday schedules, beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, to adjust for the reduced number of riders due to school closures, work-from-home mandates and other consequences of the coronav...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Census 2020

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Why is the Census important?

  • The census is a count of every person who lives in the United States and its territories. It happens every 10 years. In early 2020, all residents will be asked to count everyone who lives in their home as of April 1.  ...
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