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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

(Updated June 1, 2020)

On May 5, Governor Pritzker announced his Restore Illinois Plan, a five-phased plan will reopen the state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. Read the Governor's Plan here. On May 29, all four regions of the State advanced to Phase 3 of the Governor's Plan. Click here for an update to the Governor's Distaster Proclamation. In addition, please click here for Phase 3 re-opening requirements. 

Reflecting the COVID-19 global pandemic and national public health emergency, at the rescheduled meeting of the Glencoe Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 17, Village President Lawrence R. Levin issued an emergency declaration for the Village of Glencoe. This measure provides the Village with the ability to utilize emergency purchasing and emergency staffing protocols and procedures as needed. It further provides direction for staff to continue to closely work with partner governments in Glencoe, in our region and with the state and federal governments to address this emergency situation. Learn more here.

The Village of Glencoe Village Hall is closed to the public the week of June 1, 2020. Critical operations, including services provided by our Public Safety Department, Public Works Department and the Glencoe Water Plant are not impacted.
Village of Glencoe employees that support the administrative functions normally from Village Hall are performing their work remotely. Residents can access some Village services online and call or e-mail the Village with questions during regular business hours (Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). The Glencoe Golf Club is open to the public with modifications.

If you need to call 9-1-1 for emergency services, community members are strongly urged to inform emergency dispatchers of any risks for COVID-19 exposure to themselves or other household members, including recent travel or contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, or symptoms consistent with COVID-19. Those symptoms include high fever, cough and shortness of breath.

The Village is monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak closely and receiving frequent updates from our federal, state and regional public health partners. The Village will continue to evaluate and make decisions based on the guidance from these trusted sources and will provide updates on closures and other developments as information becomes available. Residents are encouraged to visit the Village’s website; follow the Village on Facebook, Twitter and NextDoor; and sign up for Village eNews. The Village will use share information on these platforms as it is available.

Please select from the following drop-down menus for more COVID-19 information in regard to Village services, health reminders and local Glencoe organizations.

Use of Cloth Face Coverings Requirement

As of May 1, Illinois residents are required to wear a face-covering or a mask when in a public place where they can’t maintain a six-foot social distance. Face-coverings are required in public indoor spaces, such as stores. This new requirement applies to all individuals over the age of two who are able to medically tolerate a face-covering or a mask. Please click here for more information on using cloth face coverings. 

What is COVID-19, and what should I do if I or a family member feels sick?

What changes have been made to Village services?

How can I get in contact with a specific Village department or staff member?

Can I pay for permits, renewals and other bills online?

Will my garbage and recycling services be impacted?

Will my electric, gas and other utilities be impacted?

Is Glencoe's drinking water safe?

Are Glencoe schools, the Glencoe Library and Glencoe Park District open?

Is New Trier Township providing services?

Have public transportation services been impacted?

How can I support Glencoe restaurants and businesses?

I'm a business owner/employee. What information should I be aware of?

What is the general advice about going outdoors?