Guidance on Reopening

The Village has compiled resources on reopening after COVID-19.  Please note this not legal guidance.  Always follow CDC guidelines and consult an attorney if in doubt.  If you are a restaurant, please see Outdoor Dining & Resources for Restaurants.  Additionally, please see Links to Various Agencies for other agencies which post useful information about reopening.

Phase 4 Guidelines for Reopening Businesses & Returning to work safely

Under the Restore Illinois framework, certain businesses and activities are allowed to resume with IDPH-approved safety guidance in place. Phase 4 guidelines span 10 different industry categories. Common Guidelines (including workplace posters) can be found in the Phase 4 Business Toolkit.  Here is a summary of changes made for Phase 4. 

The State has issued additional health guidance on reopening.  Please make sure to follow State guidelines, including a 6-foot social distancing requirements and:

  • Checklist for Wellness Screenings
  • Checklist for Employee Training
  • Personal Care Services Guidelines, For personal care businesses, including salons and spas
  • Para español, por favor vea Directrices para Servicios de Atención Personal

Additional Federal Health Resources

Restore Illinois Plan

Governor Gov. J.B. Pritzker has presented a plan for reopening Illinois that relies on five, data-driven phases. The governor said the move to each phase will depend on measurable progress against the COVID-19 coronavirus, including the regional availability of healthcare. The plan divides the state into four regions for purposes of reopening - Northeast Illinois, which includes Hanover Park, North Central Illinois, Central Illinois and Southern Illinois.