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Posted on: March 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus GE Update

The Village of Glen Ellyn is planning and preparing for complications which may arise locally from the spread of COVID-19. This includes continued coordination with other local and state agencies including the Illinois Department of Public Health, DuPage County Health Department and the DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DCOHSEM).

Health experts have advised municipal level preparation and requested assistance with mitigating the effects of the Coronavirus.

The Village strongly encourages anyone who suspects they may have the coronavirus or have been in exposed to the virus to contact a medical professional immediately.

Thursday, March 19 Update:

  • It is important to note that the Village continues to operate while being closed to the public. Village employees continue to provide services and communicate via phone and email with residents and businesses during normal business hours. Village business including transactions for vehicle stickers, utility bills, permits and other payments can be conducted online, over the phone or by mail. Residents are asked to visit our website.  or call (630) 469-5000 to conduct this business. Additionally, a drop box in the parking lot behind the Civic Center can be used for document and payment delivery. For a listing of continued ways to do business with the Village, please visit HERE
  • The Glen Ellyn Police Department will not be enforcing overnight parking restrictions from 2-6 a.m. through the end of March. It is not necessary to call the Police Department regarding on-street overnight parking. Additionally, to assist residents and downtown businesses, the Police Department will not be enforcing downtown parking restrictions except hydrant, crosswalk and handicap parking. 
  • The Chamber of Commerce, the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn and Village staff are collaboratively working together to support the Village’s local businesses. Consider participating in the Glen Ellyn Dine at Home program with options of curbside pick-up and delivery. More information available on the Chamber website
  • Metra will begin operating an alternate weekday schedule on Monday, March 23 to adjust for the reduced number of riders due to school closures, work from home mandates and other consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. It will operate its normal weekend schedules this weekend on lines that have weekend service. The alternate schedules can be viewed on Metra’s website.

To read prior daily updates and to get more information, visit the Village’s dedicated Coronavirus webpage

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