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  • 31 Mar
    SCAM Alert!!! during COVID-19 Pandemic

    During any natural disaster, scammers attempt to take advantage of people.  The same is occurring as a result of the COVID-19 ("coronavirus") pandemic.  The Forest Park Police Department would like to remind you of tips listed on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website.  Please click here to view the Police Department document or visit the FTC website at consumer.ftc.gov

    Thank you.

     

     

     

  • 27 Mar
    COVID-19 ("coronoavirus") 3/30/20__NOTIFICATION OF COVID-19 CASES IN FOREST PARK

    OFFICE OTHE MAYOR – RORY E. HOSKINS

    COVID-19 (“coronavirus”) Update 3/30/20

    NOTIFICATION OF COVID-19 CASES IN FOREST PARK

    A website attributed to the Cook County Department of Public Health (“CCDPH”) indicates the Village of Forest Park has sixteen (16) confirmed COVID-19 cases.  However, our liaison from CCDPH is not authorized to confirm the website’s accuracy.  The Village of Forest Park will make every effort to provide you with timely, accurate information to the extent possible during this pandemic.

    Out of an abundance of caution, you should assume that the COVID-19 virus is in our community.  Therefore, Village of Forest Park advises that you regularly wash your hands and maintain “social distancing” consistent with current federal and state guidelines. 

    The Village of Forest Park now believes that Cook County is permitted to the share information concerning the confirmed COVID-19 cases under certain provisions of health information privacy laws.   The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) advises that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule allows a “covered entity” (State of Illinois or Cook County) to share the name or other identifying information of an individual who has been infected with, or exposed to, the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), with law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders, and public health authorities without an individual’s authorization under the following circumstances:

    Click here to view the entire document

     

  • 26 Mar
    DISTRICT 91 SCHOOLS CLOSED until April 14, 2020

    District 91 announced District Schools will remain closed at least until Tuesday, APRIL 14, 2020.  Click here to view the complete letter.

     

     

     

  • 23 Mar
    COVID -19 __Helplines and Webpages

    The Village would like to share information from the Governor's office.  Click here to view the March 23rd  COVID -19 Stakeholder Q & A document.  It contains key information regarding phone numbers and webpages.      Thank you.