COVID-19 Resources and Information

Village of Forest Park Related...........................................................................................................................................................

 

-->Letter from Mayor Hoskins' Desk  __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

 

-->ALERT!!!  Scammers 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. 
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-->District 91 schools will remain closed until April 14th

  • District 91 announced schools will remain closed at least until Tuesday,  April 14, 2020.  You Click here to view the complete letter or visit their website at 
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 -->Cook County  Annual Tax Sale of Delinquent Properties

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, a Cook County Circuit Court Judge has postponed indefinitely the Annual Tax Sale of delinquent properties scheduled to begin May 8, 2020.  Click here to view the Cook County document. 

 

-->Forest Park Temporary Delivery Liquor License (TDLL) for Delivery/Carryout

SALE OF PACKAGED BEER OR WINE WITH CARRYOUT MEALS  In an effort to be responsive to the economic challenges facing Forest Park restaurants, Mayor Hoskins (Forest Park's Liquor Commissioner) has created a Temporary Delivery Liquor License (TDLL) designed to allow restaurants who are currently licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, the ability to sell packaged beer or wine as part of a carryout meal prepared for off-premise consumption.  Beer and wind must be sealed and in their original containers.  The sale of pre-mixed cocktails is not allowed under the TDLL.  Once the State of Illinois terminates the COVID-19 emergency restrictions, Temporary Delivery Liquor Licenses will be suspended.  To request an application, please call the Mayor's office at 708-615-6203.  Click here to view the letter from the Mayor.

-->Village Hall remains closed but...

  • Village Hall remains closed but staff is available by phone at 708-366-2323. You can also get the latest updates on the Village website http://www.forestpark.net/dfp/.  If you have any specific questions about operating your business under the executive order, please call Steve Glinke at 708-615-6284 

-->Forest Park Chamber Website

https://exploreforestpark.com/

-->Forest Park Resturants open for Delivery/Carryout

https://www.facebook.com/forestparkchamber/posts/3512177822186535?__tn__=K-R

 

County/State/Government Related........................................................................................................................................................COVID-19    4/2/20   Update         Who to Call?     What to Do?     General FAQs  -->

The IL Department of Public Health (IDPH), would like to remind everyone of the following:

Want to know more about COVID-19 --> 1-800-889-3931

Not feeling well and have respiratory symptoms --> Stay home for at least 7 days after...

Consult with your doctor if you have --> Fever, cough, trouble breathing, pregnant...

Need Immediate Medical Attention and think --> Call ahead to your health care provider...

COVID -19 Testing --> Your health care provider will determine...

Having a Medical Emergency and been exposed --> Call 911, notify dispatch duri

Click here to view the full flyer (Who to Call?  WhattoD - COVID-19_Who to Call_What to Do and State of IL FAQs to view the flyer or visit: https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/faqs

 

-->Unemployment FAQ

https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/FAQ/Pages/Unemployment-FAQ.aspx

-->Stay at home FAQ

https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/FAQ/Pages/Stay-At-Home-FAQS.aspx

-->Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Employee Paid Leave

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leave

-->Illinois Department of Public Health FAQ

http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and-conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus/faq

  • 889.3931 - COVID-19 Questions Hotline
  • Covid-19 Questions

-->Cook County Department of Public Health

https://www.cookcountypublichealth.org/communicable-diseases/novel-coronavirus/

-->Centers for Disease Control

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

-->Business:

Essential Business

https://www2.illinois.gov/dceo/SmallBizAssistance/Documents/Essential%20Business%20Checklist3-22.pdf