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, 2020—Governor 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 guidance for youth and adult recreational sports document (PDF) 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 Executive Orders 2020-03 through 2020-37, extending most provisions through June 27, 2020. Executive Order Number 39
  • PHASE THREE REOPENING — Safely and conscientiously resumes activities that were paused due to COVID-19. Executive Order Number 38

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

DCHD Guidance

Guide to Reopening a Business (PDF), May 29, 2020 
Absenteeism Reporting System Tool for Businesses and Employers (PDF), March 20, 2020 
COVID-19 Health Screening Form for Employees (PDF), March 17, 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

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Swimming Facility Guidance (PDF), June 26, 2020
Restore Illinois Phase 3 Swimming Facility Guidelines (PDF), June 5, 2020
Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State 
Restore Illinois Metrics 
Workplace Health and Safety Guidance for Employees and Staff of Businesses