COVID-19 Information for Businesses

DCHD Guidance 

If there is a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case identified at your agency or business, please contact the DCHD Communicable Disease and Epidemiology (CDE) program at (630) 221-7553 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) or (630) 682-7400 after hours for consultation and next steps.

Absenteeism Reporting System Tool for Businesses and Employers (PDF), March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Health Screening Form for Employees (PDF), March 17, 2020
COVID-19 City of Naperville March 5, 2020 (PDF)
COVID-19 Businesses and Employers Fact Sheet March 5, 2020 (PDF)
COVID-19 Mayor’s Conference Call March 4, 2020 (PDF)
COVID-19 Sample Absenteeism Form March 3, 2020 (PDF)

DCHD Food Facility Guidelines 

Governor Pritzker has ordered all bars and restaurants in Illinois to close for on-site consumption starting at 9:00 pm on March 16th, 2020 through April 30th, 2020. This order applies to all permitted DuPage County food service establishments.

For additional information, view the guidelines below: 
COVID-19 Food Facility Guidelines for Service (PDF)
COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines (PDF)

Water Sampling

***Due to public health concerns and response activities, we will only be accepting online applications and payments, and we will no longer be able to accept water samples at this time.  We will keep you posted when this service can once again be provided***


Choose DuPage Resources

Choose DuPage is committed to assisting and connecting businesses in DuPage County with the resources they need during this time. For a list of business and industry resources related to COVID-19, click here.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources Webinar

With the ever-changing environment surrounding COVID-19, it is crucial for businesses to stay informed about the resources and support available to them.

Join Choose DuPage for a webinar update from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Development Center, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and workNet DuPage.

The webinar will discuss small business relief efforts including:

  • The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
  • CARES Act – Paycheck Protection Program, SBA 7(a) loans, and more
  • Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund

This event is free to attend. Register Here.


IDPH Guidance For Food Facilities

Guidance for Grocery Stores Fact Sheet (PDF) 
Recommended Guidance for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Grocery Stores (PDF)
COVID-19 Executive Order No. 5 March 18, 2020 (PDF)
COVID-19 Guidance for Food Service March 18, 2020 (PDF)
COVID-19 Guidance for Food Establishments Closing-Opening During This Time Period March 18, 2020 (PDF)


State of Illinois COVID-19 Response 

Business Frequently Asked Questions
Resources for Businesses


CDC Guidance 

Disinfecting Your Facility if Someone is Sick 
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19 
Interim Guidance: Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for COVID-19
Get Your Workplace Ready for Pandemic Flu (PDF)


Education and Outreach 

Clean Your Hands (PDF) Get Your Household Ready (PDF)
Newsletter Article to share with businesses


COVID-19 Informational Presentation Request 

If you are interested in having a Health Department staff member provide an informational presentation about COVID-19 for your business, please fill out the Presentation Request Form