From the State:
August 30 - a state-wide indoor mask mandate has been re-instated for everyone over age 2, regardless of vaccination status.
July 28 - IDPH fully aligns with new CDC masking guidance.
May 6 - Gov. Pritzker announced that Illinois will enter the "bridge to phase 5" of the reopening plan on Friday, May 14.
March 18 - The Governor's Office and IDPH announced a new bridge phase from Phase 4 to Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan. In addition, they announced that all those aged 16+ would be vaccine-elgible starting April 12, and shared a vaccination update.
March 15 - IDPH launches a call center to help those who are unable to navigate online appointments for COVID-19 vaccines.
March 4 - the state has announced new vaccine site and has provided links for appointments on their website.
February 11- IDPH announces more than 300 new vaccination sites, read the press release here.
February 10 - Illinois plans to expand Phase 1B vaccine eligibility on February 25, to people who have comorbidities and underlying conditions as defined by the CDC.
From the County:
August 20 - CCDPH announces a mandatory mask mandate, beginning Monday, August 22.
June 11 - CCDPH is issuing re-opening guidance removing all capacity limits and restrictions on all sectors of the economy.
May 3 - CCDPH is offering in-home vaccinations for those in suburban Cook County who qualify.
April 12 - CCDPH has expanded vaccine eligibility to all county residents aged 16 and older, or Phase 2 of the Community Vaccination Program. Pre-register at vaccine.cookcounty.gov to be notified when appointments become available at Cook County Health sites.
March 31- CCDPH has expanded vaccine eligibility to include all remaining essential workers included in Phase 1C.
March 30 - Emergency Rental Assistance Program applications accepted though April 2
March 2- Cook County Department of Public Health increases capacity limits in various sectors, to 50 people or 50% capacity.
February 11- Board President Preckwinkle issues a joint statement with Chicago Mayor Lightfoot, about the inability to expand Phase 1B due to limited vaccine supply.
February 1 - The Office of the Treasurer announces First Installment Cook County property tax bills can be paid through 5/3/21 with no late fee. Read more here.
From the Village President:
President Gallagher makes regular public health statements at the Board of Trustees meetings. Read them here
Village Hall has re-opened to the public, but residents are invited to use the drop box provided outside the main doors, or call the front desk at 708-246-1800 for assistance.
The Village is holding public meetings using Zoom Webinar - a link to each public meeting (on the Calendar & Events page) will be added to this page two (2) hours before the meeting. Learn more at: https://www.wsprings.com/551/Public-Meeting-Notice-2020
- COVID-19 data by zip code (information uploaded from the Chicago Reporter, using daily data provided by IDPH).
- CDC Community Transmission (by county)
- COVID-19 Dashboard, by Northwestern University (using data from IDPH
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- IL DCEO FAQ: Mask Requirements (9/8/21)
- CDC Mask Guidelines (7/27/21)
- CARES Act Mortgage Assistance ends 6/30/21
- CDC Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People (5/13/21)
- FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit
- Funeral Support from FEMA
- CDC/FDA Statement on J&J Vaccines (4/13/21)
- IDPH Vaccination Data
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- Community Vaccination Program
- Cook County Testing Sites
- Cook County Mitigation Guidance (8/4)
- Cook County DPH Travel Guidelines (7/16)
- Cook County DPH Contact Tracing
- Cook County DPH FAQs
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- SBA PPP Program
- ComEd Small Business Assistance Program
- Business Interruption Grants (BIG)
- Village of Western Springs Business Resources
- Western Springs Business Association
- West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry
- State of Illinois Information for Small Business
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- ComEd Residential Hardship Program
- ComEd NonProfit Hardship Program
- AMITA Health Vaccine Flyer
- Mortgage Assistance
- Nicor Bill Assistance for Residential Customers
- ComEd Bill Assistance for Eligible Customers
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- Executive Order 2020-06
- Declaration 2020-03
- Executive Order 2020-04
- Declaration 20-01
- Executive Order 2020-01
- Revised Executive Order 2020-03
- State of Emergency Ordinance 20-3001
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