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Updated: October 18, 2021

Vaccine Information

Illinois Department of Public Health Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccine Locations

Covid Testing Locations

Illinois Department of Public Health Covid-19 Testing Sites (scroll down to map for locations near you)

Grant Support

ComEd Small Business Assistance Program

Hospitality Assistance

Hospitality Assistance Program

Illinois Resources

Restore Illinois

IL Department of Public Health Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

Cook County Community Recovery Initiative

State of Illinois Coronavirus Response

The Illinois Department of Public Health has established a COVID-19 hotline for questions related to Coronavirus. 1-800-889-3931 or DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV

Illinois Restaurant Association – Community Recovery Initiative

Cook County Public Health Coronavirus Updates

DuPage County Health Department Coronavirus Information


Travel Industry Resources

Destination Analysts COVID-19 Travel Insights

Destinations International Travel Industry Resource Page

Streetsense Blog

U.S. Travel Health & Safety Guidance

National COVID-19 Resources

American Hotel Lodging Association’s Stay Safe Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Situation Updates

National Restaurant Association Reopening Guidance (updated July 2021)

Prevention and Treatment of the COVID-19

World Health Organization Situation Updates

Press Releases

January 18, 2021
Regions Across Illinois Advance Tiers as State Launches Surge Staffing Program to Support Hospitals in Expanding Capacity

May 12, 2020
Pritzker Administration Announces $25 Million Fast-Track Grants to Accelerate Planned Infrastructure Projects in the Wake of Covid-19

April 23, 2020
Gov. Pritzker Announces Modified Stay at Home Order Will Be Extended Through May to Continue Progress

April 8, 2020
Department of Employment Security Waiving Penalty for Employers

March 31, 2020
Gov. Pritzker Announces Extension of Stay at Home Order, Suspension of On-Site Learning in Schools Through April

March 20, 2020


Small Business Resources

U.S. Small Business Administration

Small Business Development Center at Harper College

  • Small Business Development Center at Harper College is offering free appointments for assistance with general small business questions to more specific questions regarding the restaurant/bar business and more.

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