COVID-19: Information for Mayors and Managers

Restore Illinois: Phase 4

To prepare businesses and employers to implement new and updated safety guidelines in Phase 4, the State of Illinois has developed this business toolkit complete with signage, posters, and other resources to ensure business and activities are conducted in accordance with the latest public health recommendations.

See an overview of the Phase 4 changes (PDF) here.

July 15, 2020—The State of Illinois released a new mitigation plan: Actions to Combat a Resurgence of COVID-19 (PDF). The plan focuses on combating a resurgence of cases while maintaining the progress the state has made towards bending the curve over the last four months. 

July 29, 2020Governor Pritzker announced guidance for youth and adult recreational sports, including, but not limited to, school-based sports (IHSA & IESA), travel clubs, private leagues and clubs, recreational leagues and centers, and park district sports programs. Please see the Sports Safety Guidance for more detailed information.

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Declaration of Disasters and Executive Orders

DuPage County Declaration of Disaster  March 15, 2020

Daniel J Cronin, County Board Chairman of the DuPage County Board, has proclaimed that a State of Disaster exists in the County of DuPage.

Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation April 30, 2020

This proclamation will assist Illinois agencies in coordinating State and Federal resources, including the Strategic National Stockpile of medicines and protective equipment, to support local governments in preparation for any action that may be necessary related to the potential impact of COVID-19 in the State of Illinois.

State of Illinois Executive Orders

  • REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS — Reissues most executive orders, extending a majority of the provisions through August 22, 2020. Includes Executive Order 2020-30, which prohibits residential evictions. Executive Order Number 48 
  • REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS — Reissues Executive Orders 2020-03 through 2020-37, extending most provisions through June 27, 2020. Executive Order Number 39

For a complete list of Executive Orders related to COVID-19, visit

Mayors and Managers COVID-19 Meeting Minutes

March 23, 2020March 30, 2020April 6, 2020April 13, 2020
April 20, 2020April 27, 2020April 27, 2020 May 11, 2020
May 18, 2020May 26, 2020June 1, 2020June 8, 2020
June 29, 2020July 13, 2020
July 20, 2020
October 5, 2020
October 13, 2020
October 19, 2020

DCHD Guidance

Guide to Reopening a Business (PDF), May 29, 2020
COVID-19 Health Screening Form for Employees (PDF), April 29, 2020
Absenteeism Reporting System Tool for Businesses and Employers (PDF), March 20, 2020

DCHD Food Facility Guidelines

Guide to Reopening a Food Service Facility (PDF), May 29, 2020,

Stay Safe Signage Toolkit

This Stay Safe Signage Toolkit (PDF) contains signage to help you continue to promote safe practices for your business. 

Businesses are encouraged to download the artwork and collaborate with a vendor of their choosing to print an assortment of flyers, posters, window clings, and floor decals that meet their needs

IDPH Guidance

COVID-19 Travel Map

A COVID-19 travel map is available to help inform residents of potential risks associated with traveling during the pandemic. The map indicates countries and U.S. states with increased risk of COVID-19 based on case rates. Visit to view the US and Global maps.

COVID-19 County Metrics 

IDPH is monitoring several indicators that measure the health burden of COVID-19 in each Illinois county and capture a county’s ability to respond. Visit to view the county level risk metrics for your area.
Restore Illinois Phase 4 Swimming Facility Guidance (PDF), June 26, 2020
Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State 
Restore Illinois Metrics 
Guidance For Employers and Employees on Workers' Rights and Safety