July 28, 2020 - All regions of the State of Illinois remain in Phase 4 (Revitalization) of the "Restore Illinois Plan". For a region to move into Phase 5 (Illinois Restored) a vaccine or effective treatment must be made available or the State must have seen an elimination of new cases over a sustained period of time through herd immunity or other factors. Currently in Phase 4, public meetings and social events are limited to the lesser of 50 people or 50% overall room capacity.
July 24, 2020 - Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation (PDF) extending the statewide declaration through Saturday, August 22. Additionally, Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-48 (HTML) (PDF) to extend all Phase 4 orders.
July 15, 2020 - The State of Illinois (Restore Illinois) Released a Mitigation Plan (PDF) in an effort to prevent a resurgence of COVID-19. As a part of that mitigation plan, the Governor announced that the state would be modifying its regional boundaries to largely follow IDPH’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) regions.
June 26, 2020 - The State of Illinois moved into Phase 4: Revitalization. View an Overview of Phase 4 Changes (PDF). Below is a YouTube video from Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) regarding Phase 4 Guidelines. For information regarding specific industries and additional resources, please visit the IDCEO website.
|July 15, 2020||State Mitigation Plan||View PDF|
|June 30, 2020||Phase 4 Overview of Changes||View PDF|
|June 26, 2020||Restore Illinois: Phase 4||IDCEO Site|
|June 12, 2020||Restaurants Offering Patio Seating: American Legion; Anthony’s Pancake House; Coom’s Corner; Embers Tap House; George’s Restaurant; Godfather’s Eatery; La Michocana Del Valle; Mamma Onestas; The Outpost Pub; Papa Joe’s; Public Landing; Shooters Sports Bar; Stagecoach; Taco Patio; The Studio; Vegan Café; Villa Nova Pizza; Wine Studio||Eat Lockport|
|June 10, 2020||Independence Day Fireworks Cancelled||Community News|
|June 10, 2020||Old Canal Days 2020 Cancelled||Community News|
|June 10, 2020||Summer Car Show Update||Community News|
- State of Illinois Coronavirus Response
- Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
- Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
- IDFPR Guide for Consumers Struggling to Repay Debts (PDF)
- President of the United States of America
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)