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.  

If you are looking for information on how to safely keep your vital business running please contact COVID19business@dupagehealth.org

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)

Reusable Face Mask Guidance

DCHD Food Facility Guidelines 

Governor Pritzker has ordered all bars and restaurants in Illinois to close for on-site consumption through May 31, 2020. This order applies to all permitted DuPage County food service establishments.

For additional information, view the guidelines below: 
COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines (PDF), March 16, 2020

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***


Consumer Protection

The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued the following guidance on consumer protection.

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.

IDPH Guidance For Food Facilities

Workplace Health and Safety Guidance for Employees and Staff of Businesses, April 30, 2020
Guidance for Grocery Stores Fact Sheet (PDF), April 2, 2020
Recommended Guidance for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Grocery Stores (PDF), March 31, 2020
COVID-19 Executive Order No. 5  (PDF), March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Guidance for Food Service (PDF), March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Guidance for Food Establishments Closing-Opening During This Time Period (PDF), March 18, 2020


State of Illinois COVID-19 Response 

FAQ for Businesses Concerning Use of Face-Coverings (PDF), May 11, 2020
Essential Businesses & Operations Frequently Asked Questions (PDF), May 6, 2020
Resources for Businesses


CDC Guidance 

General Business Frequently Asked Questions
Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting (PDF)
Cleaning and Disinfecting Decision Tool (PDF)
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 Materials 

Provides education and outreach materials available during the COVID-19 crisis.

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