Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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Restore Illinois

State of Illinois: Phase 4 Industry-Specific Guidelines

On Monday, June 22, Governor Pritzker released plans to safely continue reopening businesses and industries as Illinois moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. All four regions of the state are currently on track to move into Phase 4 this Friday, June 26 as the state continues to make significant progress in reducing new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Industry specific guidelines, toolkits and resources are available on the State’s Restore Illinois Phase 4 website

State of Illinois: Phase 3 Industry-Specific Guidelines

On Sunday, May 24, Governor JB Pritzker released new industry-specific guidelines to allow for a safe re-opening of businesses as the state progresses into the next phase of the Restore Illinois plan. All four regions of the state are expected to advance to Phase 3 of the plan in the coming days. Phase 3 is expected to see many businesses reopen across the state, and hundreds of thousands of workers back to work. For more information visit HERE.

Restore Illinois 5-Phase Plan

On Tuesday, May 5, Governor Pritzker announced a 5-phase plan to safely reopen Illinois as we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic. Restore Illinois is designed to provide a framework for reopening businesses, education, and recreational activities. This initial plan can and will be updated as research and science develop and as the potential for effective treatments or vaccines is realized.  View the complete Restore Illinois plan HERE

Restore Illinois

Glen Ellyn United

VGE_GlenEllynCares_FB_Cover_820x312For information and photos on ways that Glen Ellyn is staying united, visit the Glen Ellyn United webpage. Additionally, through the webpage, residents can keep up-to-date with the latest volunteer and donation opportunities, plus find ways to help local businesses.

Village Updates

Letter to Residents

Village President McGinleyVillage President Diane McGinley offers letters to residents with an update on the Village’s response efforts to COVID-19:  

DuPage County COVID-19 Dashboard

dupage mapThe DuPage County Health Department has launched an interactive COVID-19 case map. The dashboard links data from the DuPage County Health Department into Geographic Information System (GIS) Data Systems from DuPage County to provide a greater level of understanding into how the COVID-19 pandemic is unfolding across our communities.

DuPage County does not release exact locations or addresses of the confirmed cases, due to privacy and HIPAA laws. Information including age range, gender as well as municipality of residence of the cases identified through testing will be incorporated. Since testing resources are limited to the most severe cases and at-risk populations, this does not reflect total disease presence in our communities. As testing becomes more available, this information will become more reflective of the actual disease activity in the community.

Assistance for Senior Citizens

Assistance for senior citizensOur senior citizen population is at a higher risk for severe illness because of COVID-19. The Glen Ellyn Senior Center is providing information on services available to our seniors to help ensure their health and safety during this time. 

Access a local resource guide for seniors by clicking HEREThe guide includes information on a grocery stores that have dedicated shopping hours just for senior citizens, information on which pharmacies and grocery stores offer delivery services and other social service resources. 

If you or a senior you know feel as though further assistance is needed, please contact the Glen Ellyn Senior Center at 630-858-6343 or email the Senior Center.

Where to Seek Help if Experiencing Fear and Anxiety about Coronavirus

Anxiety, stress and fear are common mental health issues that many are facing at this time. If you or someone you know, adults or children, are experiencing fear and anxiety about coronavirus, please review the CDC’s information about Mental Health and Coping with COVID-19.

cell phoneThe Illinois Department of Human Services’ Mental Health Division has launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm, for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19. Individuals who would like to speak with a mental health professional can text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0, or for Spanish, “HABLAR”.

Call4Calm is free to use, and individuals will remain anonymous. Once a resident sends a text to the hotline, within 24 hours they will receive a call from a counselor employed by a local community mental health center to provide support.

Individuals can also text 5-5-2-0-2-0, with key words such as “unemployment”, “food” or “shelter” and will receive information on how navigate and access supports and services.

DuPage County Resources
The DuPage County Health Department’s Behavioral Health Services provides a range of levels of care for DuPage County residents. Read more on the County’s website.

Stay Connected

Stay Connected with the Village

Website: We will continue to share daily updates and information on our website

Social Media:
Connect with us on pertinent Village social media channels including Facebook (@VillageofGlenEllyn) and Twitter (@VillageofGE). 

Additional information may be sent through the Village’s e-newsletter mailing list. If you are not already signed up, please take a moment to sign up here

Emergency Alerting:
Residents can sign-up for the Village’s emergency alerting system that could be used should circumstances warrant. To sign up to receive alerts via email or text, visit here

For those without internet access, updates can be heard on the Village’s information radio station, AM 1620 KHz.

Community Partners

Stay up-to-date with news and information from Village of Glen Ellyn Community Partners, including:

Glenbard District 87

Glen Ellyn School District 41

Community Consolidated School District 89

Glen Ellyn Public Library

Glen Ellyn Park District

Illinois COVID-19
Hotline and Email

If you have questions about Coronavirus:

The Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline 1(800) 889-3931


Text Updates:
Text "COVID" to 312-500-3836 to register to receive current information and updates about COVID-19

Anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Where Can I Get More Information?

For accurate information and the latest updates, please visit the following links:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website

Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website. 

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information.

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)