Governor Prizker issues “STAY AT HOME ORDER” as Illinois aims to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Here is what this means for the Elmhurst Community.
Elmhurst, IL March 20, 2020, 5pm - Governor Pritzker has issued a “Stay at Home Order”, which goes into effect tomorrow, March 21, 2020 at 5pm and will remain in effect until April 7th. The order calls upon all individuals living in the State of Illinois to stay home in order to reduce the spread of the virus.
--- READ GOVERNOR’S STAY AT HOME ORDER HERE ---
What this means for the Elmhurst Community:
“I urge everyone to follow the recommendations of the leading healthcare professionals,” said Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley. “Please continue to practice physical distancing and take care of yourself and each other. I want to thank the Elmhurst community for their understanding and cooperation in this effort. Please be smart, stay safe and be well.”
All City facilities are closed to the public but will remain accessible and active for essential city services. Transaction can be conducted by phone at (630) 530-3000 or on the City’s website at Elmhurst.org. The City of Elmhurst is committed to ensuring that community needs are met at the highest degree and regard for public health safety. The City’s public safety team is prepared to serve and see the community through this.
Over the next coming weeks, timely information and updates on COVID-19 as it relates to Elmhurst can be found on the City’s website . Community members are also encourage to follow the City’s Facebook and Twitter pages, and subscribe to the Alert Center . City of E-Newsletters will be distributed with updates on the virus as it relates to our community. It is also important to subscribe to receive CodeRED Alerts. The City will use this method to communicate any information requiring a direct and immediate need to take action for public safety. These notifications will enable the City to provide the community with critical information quickly in a variety of situations.