This section of the Village’s website is intended to provide easy access to information and guidance for our residents and businesses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Village will continue to provide updates and information as available. If you have any questions regarding the Coronavirus, please call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline at (800) 889-3931 or contact them via e-mail at DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV
Governor JB Pritzker has announced, that effective Monday, August 30, the entire state will be under an indoor face covering mandate, regardless of vaccination status. This mandate includes all municipal facilities. Executive Order 2021-20 (available via this link) implements the new statewide face covering mandate.
To view the Governor's August 26, 2021 Press Release and details related to the indoor face covering mandate, please click here.
In addition to the face covering requirements, Governor Pritzker announced that all healthcare workers, including nursing home employees, all pre-k-12 teachers and staff, as well as higher education personnel and students will be required to be fully vaccinated or submit to, at a minimum, weekly COVID-19 testing.
Vaccination Information, Metrics & Case Data:
Vaccination Information: For the most up to date information regarding Covid-19 vaccinations please visit the following link: https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/vaccination-location
Detailed COVID-19 Case Data: The Cook County Department of Public Health’s website provides details (including data for each community) regarding all confirmed cases of COVID-19 that have been reported to them. This information is being updated on a regular basis. To view this information please click on the following link: https://ccdphcd.shinyapps.io/covid19/
Outdoor Dining Information & Guidelines:
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and related issues, the Village has prepared a variety of materials related to outdoor dining. Please refer to the following resources:
Village of Palatine's Outdoor Dining Guidelines: In conjunction with the Restore Illinois Plan, outdoor dining is permitted subject to the applicable rules and guidelines. To view the Village of Palatine’s Outdoor Dining Information please click here.
If you are looking to utilize an area to create additional dining options for your restaurant please complete and submit the Village's 2021 Temporary Outdoor Dining Registration Form (the form can be found by clicking here).
Tent Information: For those looking to utilize outdoor dining tents the Village has created an Outdoor Dining Tent Resource Guide to outline the applicable guidelines and requirements. To view the Outdoor Dining Tent Resource Guide please click here.
Other Government Resources:
This section has been created to provide updated information and consolidated resources for our community to access. Please visit the following resources for the most recent information related to the Coronavirus:
The State of Illinois created a website to detail the State’s evolving response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the resources available to Illinois residents. In addition, the website centralizes breaking updates from State government, prevention and preparation tips, frequently asked questions, and resources from public health experts.
State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website: click here.
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity continues to share business related information, programs, and resources on their website as a resource during the ongoing COVID-19 issue.
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Website: click here.
The CDC, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, and The White House have partnered in the creation of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) related website. This website provides a variety of information, resources, and tools related to the ongoing COVID-19 issue.
Coronavirus.gov Website: Click here.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Website: Click here.
Illinois Department of Public Health Website: Click here.
Cook County Department of Public Health Website: Click here.
The Illinois Municipal League has created a dedicated page on their website with information and resources related to COVID-19.
Illinois Municipal League COVID-19 Resources: click here.