COVID-19 Resources and Information

Village of Forest

Village of Forest Park Related……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Notification of Cases & Deaths in the Village of Forest Park Update 1/04/2021   

CASES IN FOREST PARK = 903,  COVID-19 DEATHS IN FOREST PARK = 26, COVID-19 TESTED IN FOREST PARK=18993

Source of the information:  Cases= Cook County Department of Public Health (“CCDPH”),  Deaths= Cook County Department Medical Examiner.  The Village of Forest Park will make every effort to provide you with timely, accurate information to the extent possible during this pandemic.  Thank you and please continue to wear your masks, regularly wash your hands and maintain “social distancing” consistent with current federal and state guidelines. 

COVID-19 Testing

There are two kinds of COVID-19 tests.

  • Diagnostic test which detect virus and tell you if you have a current infection
  • Antibody test which might tell you if you had a past infection

There are two types of diagnostic tests: molecular tests, such as RT-PCR tests, that detect the virus’s genetic material, and antigen tests that detect specific proteins on the surface of the virus. For more information about testing and to download posters and infographics, visit the FDA or CDC website.

Testing locations:  https://cookcountypublichealth.org/covid-19-testing/

The Village of Forest Park was notified Walmart will start drive up COVID-19 testing in at the Forest Park store on Desplaines.  Appointments are required.  Click here to view more details. 

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.  

District 91 School Updates https://www.fpsd91.org/Page/1

Forest Park Restaurants open for Delivery/Carryout – https://www.facebook.com/forestparkchamber/posts/3512177822186535

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

–>COVID-19 Resources to Help with Coronavirus

COVID-19 Guide _ The guide from Congressman Danny K. Davis office contains information related to resources, services and deadlines regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Click hereto view the document.

IDPH _ 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…

Click here to view the full flyer (Who to Call?  What to Do – 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

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

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%

2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fspecific-groups%2Fguidance-business-response.html

Resources for your home – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/home/index.html

 Essential Business

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