The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) released their Phase 4 guidelines for reopening under Governor JB Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” plan.
More restrictive mitigations have been triggered for our region 7, by a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the area. Please see updated safety guidelines pertaining to bars, restaurants, meetings and events and indoor recreation, replacing Phase 4 guidelines, as of October 23, 2020 by clicking here.
The village has taken several proactive and precautionary steps to help prevent the spread of this virus. You can see those changes here. In addition, the village has plans in place for the continuation of critical operations, like emergency services and the management of our municipal water and sewer services. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans can continue to use and drink water from their tap as usual. Click here for more information from the EPA on COVID-19 and drinking water and here for a message from our own Public Works Department on our water.
As this situation continues to change rapidly, we will provide updated information and resources. Updates will also be made as new information becomes available. Follow us on Twitter (@RomeovilleToday), Facebook, and Instagram.