Coronavirus Community Updates

 

Under the latest extension of Illinois’ stay-at-home order, residents will be required to wear masks in stores and other places where social distancing is not possible.

Beginning May 1, Illinois residents will be required to wear a mask or face covering in public places and in situations where they are unable to keep their distance from others. The new mandate is part of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s extension of the stay-at-home order.
 

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Illinois State Museum Announces COVID-19 Collecting Initiative

The Illinois State Museum (ISM) today announced a new collecting initiative that allows Illinois residents to share stories that reflect their experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, for the benefit of future generations.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a vital moment in history, and ISM wants to document how it is affecting Illinois residents through its Share your Story: Illinois in the COVID-19 Pandemic collecting initiative.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

Recommended Guidance for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Grocery Stores

SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus that has emerged and caused coronavirus disease (abbreviated as COVID-19). Public health experts continue to learn about SARS-CoV-2, but based on current data and similar coronaviruses, spread from person-to-person happens most frequently among close contacts (those within about six feet) via respiratory droplets. Transmission of SAR-CoV-2 to persons from surfaces contaminated with the virus has not been documented yet, but current evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces made from a variety of material.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

ComEd Taking Steps to Support Customers

Company suspending service disconnects, providing resources and payment accommodations for those who may have challenges paying their monthly energy bill

CHICAGO (March 13, 2020) – In coordination with work being led by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to protect Illinoisans, ComEd is taking action to help its customers with payment assistance programs and by imposing a moratorium on service disconnections and waiving new late payment charges through at least May 1, as many businesses and institutions are following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by taking temporary measures to shut down or limit operations to control the spread of COVID-19.

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Comcast to ensure facilities and services are operating and maintained during this period of National Emergency.

As communities and households continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the Declaration of National Emergency, first and foremost, the health and safety of our customers, employees, and communities is our top priority and concern.

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Rosemont Public Safety Department Changes Regarding COVID-19

In accordance with the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control, Illinois Department of Public Health, Cook County Department of Public Health, Rosemont Health Department and the Rosemont Public Safety Department Policies and Procedures, changes have been made to provide the highest level of police, fire and ems service to our community. Keeping in mind the health, safety and wellness of all of our public safety employees and the community we swore an oath to serve and protect.

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