Covid-19 Resources

Please consider bookmarking the links below, particularly the website of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), so that you can quickly access the latest information.

CLINICAL AND MEDICAL INFORMATION

The public health offices for the state, county, and municipalities are the best sources of reliable, up-to-date information.

For general, non-emergency information you can call the IDPH COVID Hotline at 1-800-889-3931, or email IDPH health professionals at DPH.SICK@illinois.gov, or the Cook County Department of Public Health at ccdph.covid19@cookcountyhhs.org.

Testing and Vaccinations

The number of testing sites is expanding, and vaccines are being administered on a rolling basis, with the most vulnerable residents and frontline workers given priority. COVID-19 vaccine supply will increase substantially in 2021.

  • District Vaccine Rollout. For specific information on vaccine availability in our area, contact the public health offices above as well as your healthcare providers.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about vaccines.
    1. IDPH: Click here to download current FAQs from the state.
    2. CDC: Click here for information from federal health experts. Residents living in assisted living facilities should contact their onsite medical team.
  • District testing sites. Walk-in testing at Northshore Immediate Care at Old Orchard Woods, 9977 Woods Dr., Skokie, IL 60077.  Indoor testing at Flick Park Fieldhouse, 3600 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL. Appointments required, click here to register. Please follow me on Facebook for the latest news.
  • Nearby testing sites. Arlington Racetrack, 2000 W Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (while daily supplies last).

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall – February 2, 2021

 

GENERAL SUPPORT

Individuals and Families. COVID-19 has had a significant financial impact on so many of our families, our friends, and our neighbors. Each of the township governments serving District 17 residents provides safety net services for qualifying individuals. These include emergency financial assistance, housing support, and food through their food pantries.

Businesses
In response to public health guidance and operating capacity limits, the federal, state, and county governments have put in place several programs to provide businesses with financial assistance. Check the links below to see if your business qualifies for relief.