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State Public Health Officials Announce COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations to Take Effect on October 28

Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have announced COVID-19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Region 10, which encompasses Lincolnwood, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

Mitigation measures taking effect on October 28 in Lincolnwood:

Restaurants

  • No indoor dining or bar service
  • All outdoor dining closes at 11:00 p.m.
  • Outside dining tables should be 6 feet apart
  • No standing or congregating indoors or outdoors while waiting for a table or exiting
  • Reservations required for each party
  • No seating of multiple parties at one table

Meetings, Social Events, Gatherings

  • Limit to lesser of 25 guests or 25 percent of overall room capacity
  • No party buses
  • Gaming and Casinos close at 11:00 p.m., are limited to 25 percent capacity, and follow mitigations for bars and restaurants, if applicable

Bars

  • No indoor service
  • All outside bar service closes at 11:00 p.m.
  • All bar patrons should be seated at tables outside
  • No ordering, seating, or congregating at bar (bar stools should be removed)
  • Tables should be 6 feet apart
  • No standing or congregating indoors or outdoors while waiting for a table or exiting
  • No dancing or standing indoors
  • Reservations required for each party
  • No seating of multiple parties at one table

These mitigations do not currently apply to schools.

A full list of mitigation measures pertaining to some businesses and industries may be found on the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) website linked here. Businesses in our region will also receive priority consideration for the current round of Business Interruption Grants as a result of the additional mitigations.  For more information related to BIG grants, please visit the webpage linked here.

Businesses can also visit the Village’s Business resource webpage, linked here for pertinent information on resources for business during COVID-19.   For general COVID-19 resources and Village specific information, please visit the Village’s COVID-19 webpage, linked here.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
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