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Cook County Phase 5 Reopening Guidance

2021-06-10T14:35:35+00:00 June 10th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Cook County Department of Public Health Officials Announce Phase 5 Reopening Guidance in Suburban Cook County Forest Park, IL—Today, the Cook County Department of Public Health is issuing COVID-19 Phase 5 reopening guidance removing all capacity limits and restrictions on all sectors of the economy. This guidance is effective Friday, June 11, 2021. Suburban Cook County [...]

I cannot leave home. Can I still get a COVID vaccine?

2021-04-22T09:09:26+00:00 April 22nd, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Yes! The Cook County Department of Public Health has partnered with organizations who can provide in-home vaccination to those who qualify. Who qualifies for this program? To qualify for this program you must ... be 65 or older OR, have a disability OR, use adaptive equipment (like a ventilator, crutches, a walker or wheelchair) AND Be [...]

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program

2021-01-27T12:26:53+00:00 January 27th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Cook County is currently in Phase 1b which includes individuals 65 and over and front line essential workers.  Vaccine supply is extremely limited at this time. Please be patient. Cook County Government, Cook County Health and Cook County Department of Public Health are pleased to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to those living or working in Cook County. [...]

Illinois Department of Health Phase 1A Eligible Individuals and Businesses for Vaccinations

2021-01-05T11:24:49+00:00 January 5th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News|

The Illinois Department of Public Health has published a list of job settings and job titles of individuals who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination under Phase 1A of its vaccination plan. The State of Illinois will publish further vaccine eligibility lists for each subsequent vaccination phase at the completion of Phase 1A. IDPH COVID [...]

Applications Re-Open for Cook County COVID-19 Resident Cash Assistance Program

2020-12-08T15:11:26+00:00 December 8th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle with the Cook County Bureau of Economic Development, Family Independence Initiative (FII) and other partners, announced an additional $7 million in funding to expand and re-open the Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Resident Cash Assistance program to help suburban Cook County residents experiencing financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This [...]

IDPH Tier Three Resurgence Mitigations

2020-11-18T13:57:04+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois and the nation, the state is committed to listening to public health experts and following the science to keep people safe. Tier 3 builds on the Resurgence Mitigation Plan first released in July to suppress the spread of the virus and ensure our hospitals [...]

Resources available for Hardships during COVID

2020-11-18T13:27:20+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Do to the hardships our residents of Palos Hills are enduring, we have listed a few programs that can assist with the following: Water Bill Payments Telephone Bill Payments Electric Bill Payment Gas Bill Payment Child Care for Essential Workers Basic Essential Assistance Medical Supply and Prescription Cost Food Supply CEDA www.cedaorg.net (312) 795-8948 PLOWS Council [...]

Reinstatement of Virtual City Council Meetings

2021-03-04T15:12:52+00:00 November 16th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News|

Due to the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, City Council Meetings will be returning to a virtual-only presence effective immediately. City Committee of the Whole Meetings have been rescinded for the time being.  This week's meeting and future City Council Meetings will be broadcast live on the City's YouTube channel, available at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_qGIDobTehGmIroUUgk0xQ. Public commentary may be [...]