The Village of Glenview

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information


What you need to know

COVID-19 testing information

​All COVID-19 testing and related services must be free of charge to Illinois residents, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Testing is currently available in a variety of places including local pharmacies, IDPH mobile/community-based testing sites, and come primary care providers. Additional information on COVID-19 testing, including local site locations can be found on the Cook County Department of Public Health website​

Rapid PCR testing is available at the Flick Park Field House testing location (3600 Glenview Road) open seven days a week through December 31, 2021. Appointments can be made here​. Testing is open to everyone. Insured persons must bring their insurance cards. Residents without insurance need to bring a state-issued photo ID (except minors). Questions or individuals with accessibility needs can contact Northshore Clinical Labs at (773) 570-6510 or email customerservice@northshoreclinical.com.​

COVID-19 vaccination information

​The FDA has granted Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. Since December 16, 2020, vaccinations for COVID-19 in suburban Cook County, including Glenview, were being rolled out in phases by the Cook C​ounty Department of Public Health (CCDPH) based on national guidance. 

In the State of Illinois any person over age 12 is eligible to receive vaccinations.

​Ways to schedule vaccination appointments

Please note: As a municipality, the Village of Glenview does not have a primary role in the COVID-19 vaccination process. The Village, however, has worked with providers to set up local vaccination events, which are advertised as scheduled through E-Glenview​ and on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)​.

Village COVID-19 response

Since March 2020, the Village ​of Glenview has developed, and revised when necessary, COVID-19 plans and protocols to protect employees, their families and the public. 

What is COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). It was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. The World Health Organization on March 11, 2020 declared that the global coronavirus crisis is a pandemic.​​

The Village of Glenview is working with our school districts​, other local governments and local hospitals to make sure the information regarding the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is consistent and dependable. We are all monitoring developments and working in coordination to share resources and expertise.

  • The Cook County Department of Public Health's COVID-19 hotline  is (708) 836-4755, available 9 am. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Emails can be sent to ccdph.covid19@cookcountyhhs.org. Text "AlertCook" to 888-777 to opt in. Health care providers, hospitals, assisted living and long-term care facilities can report an illness or death by calling (708) 836-8600 at any time.​
  • The Cook County Department of Public Health updates suburban Cook County COVID-19 surveillance data, including cases by municipality, on this website.​
  • The State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Res​ponse web page offers comprehensive information.

  
  
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​Local​, county and state executive orders​​

September 3, 2021 -- Governor JB Pritzker issued Executive order 2021-22​ which extended vaccination requirements for individuals in high-risk settings, including all healthcare workers, nursing home employees, all P-12 teachers and staff, and higher education personnel and students. 

August 26, 2021 -- Governor JB Pritzker issued Executive order 2021-20​ which instituted mask requirements for students, teachers, and staff at pre-kindergarten-12th grade schools and day cares. In addition, the Executive Order requires universal masking in private long-term care facilities. The Executive Order also outlined vaccination requirements for specific work groups.​

August 20, 2021 -- The Cook County Department of Public Health issued COVID-19 Mitigation Order 2021-10​, which​ requires the wearing of masks in public indoor places, regardless of vaccination status, for any individual age two or older and ale to medically tolerate a mask.​

August 4, 2021 -- Governor JB Pritzker issued Executive order 2021-18 which instituted mask requirements​ for students, teachers, and staff at pre-kindergarten-12th grade schools and day cares. In addition, the Executive Order requires universal masking in private long-term care facilities. 

June 11, 2021 – Illinois moved into Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan. The state eliminated all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continued to align with CDC guidelines.  

May 14, 2021​ -- Illinois moved into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan. The Bridge Phase is the final step before the full reopening of Phase 5. The  Cook County Department of Public Health, which has jurisdiction over Glenview and nearly all suburban Cook  County,  announced its Bridge to Phase 5 Reope​ning Guidance.

April 30, 2021 ​ -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1, 2020 and extended May 29, June 26, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13, December 11, January 8, 2021,  February 5, March 5 and April 2 that will now run through May 29​, and Executive Order 2021-09 to extend the Phase 4 orders. 

April 30, 2021​ -- The Cook County Department of Public Health issued COVID-19 Mitigati​on Order 2021-7, which further eases mitigation measures for suburban Cook County.

April 12, 2021 ​-- All Illinoisans age 16 and up are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Read more here. ​

April 2, 2021 -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaratio​n proclamation for all counties in Illinois again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1, 2020 and ex​tended May 29, June 26, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13, December 11, January 8, 2021, February 5 and March 5 that will now run through May 1, and Executive ​Order 2021-06 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

March 26, 2021 -- The Cook County Department of Public Health issued COVID-19 Mitigation​ Order 2021-6, which eases some mitigation measures but continues the department's cautious approach to reopening in suburban Cook County, including Glenview. Read​ more.

March 18, 2021 -- Governor JB Pritzker announced a metrics-based, vacc​ination-informed framework -- known as the Bridge Phase -- for Il​linois to advance to Phase 5 of the state's Restore Illinois Plan.

March 5, 2021 -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and ex​tended May 29, June 26, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13, December 11, January 8 and February 5 that will now run through April 3, and Executive Order 2021-05​ to extend the Phase 4 orders.

March 3, 2021​ -- The  Cook County Department of Public Health updated its approach to mitigation measures in suburban Cook County, including Glenview, with Executive Order 2021-5.

February 16, 2021​ -- The Cook County Department of Public Health updated its approach to mitigation​  measures in suburban Cook County, including Glenview, with Executive Order ​2021-4.

February 11, 2021​ -- The Cook County Department of Public Health ​updated its approach to mitigation measures in suburban Cook County, including Glenview, with Executive Order 2021-3. 

February 5, 2021​ -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation​ for all counties in Illinois again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13, December 11 and January 8 that will now run through March 6, and Executive Order ​2021-4 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

February 2, 2021 ​-- Region 10, which includes Glenview and suburban Cook County was moved to Phase 4 of the Re​store Illinois plan. This change removes or loosens mitigation measures across several industries. Get details here. Subsequently, the Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) issued COVID-19 Mitigation Order 2021-1 to support a more gradual approach to easing mitigation measures in suburban Cook County. The Cook County order can be found ​here. ​

January 25, 2021-- Illinois moved to Phase 1b of its vaccination plan, which allows persons 65 and older and frontline essential workers -- such as police personnel, teachers and grocery workers -- to receive vaccinations by appointment only.

January 23, 2021​ -- Glenview (Region 10-suburban Cook County) moved to Tier 1 resurgence mitigation  measures, which allows bars and restaurants to seat customers inside at the lesser of 25-percent capacity or 25 people per room. Gyms and fitness centers are allowed to reopen with 50-percent capacity limits.

January 18, 2021​-- Glenview (Region 10-suburban Cook County) moved to Tier 2 resurgence mitigation measures, following ​mitigation measure revisions

January 8, 2021 -- Gov​ernor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 13 and December 11  that will now run through February 6, and ​Executiv​e Order 2021-1 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

December 11, 2020 -- Gov​ernor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26, August 21, September 18, October 16 and November 13 that will now run through January 9, and Executive Order 2020-74 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

November 20, 2020​ -- ​In response to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, all regions of the state triggered Tier 3 Resurgent Mitigations​, which took effect today with Executive Order 2020-73​. Mitigati​ons aim to limit gatherings and encourag​e people to stay home to the greatest extent possible, while allowing most industries to continue operating at significantly reduced levels. Read the state press release here.

November 13, 2020​ -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26, July 24, August 21, September 18 and October 16 that will now run through December 14, and Executive Order 2020-71 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

October 16, 2020 -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26, July 24, August 21 and  September 18 that will now run through November 14, and Executive Order 2020-59 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

September 18, 2020 -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26, July 24 and August 21 that will now run through October 18,​ and Executive Order 2020-55 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

August 21, 2020 -- Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29, June 26 and July 24 that will now run through September 19, and Executive Order​ 2020-52 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

July 24, 2020 --  Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Disaster Declaration proclamation for all counties in Illinois, again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29 and June 26 that will now run through August 22, and Executive Order 2020-48 to extend the Phase 4 orders.

June 26, 2020​ -- All of Illinois, including Glenview entered into Phase 4 of the five-phase "Restore Illinois" plan.  Governor Pritzker issued a number of documents:

  • a new Disaster Declaration ​over all counties in Illinois,  again renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 1 and extended May 29  to ​now run through July 26
  • Executive Order​ 2020-44, that re-issues a  number of previous​ Executive Orders

Read the Phase 4 Guid​eli​nes for Reopening​.

June 16, 2020 -- By taking no action at its meeting, the Village Board of Trustees let the local State of Emergency declared April 8 expire.​

May 29, 2020 -- All of Illinois, including Glenview, entered into Phase 3 of the five-phase "Restore Illinois" plan. ​ Governor Pritzker issued a number of documents:

  • a new Disaster Declaration​ over all counties in Illinois, renewing the 30-day proclamation originally signed May 29 that will now run through June 28, 2020​
  • Executive Order 2020-38, describing the new regulations for Phase 3
  • Executive Order 2020-39which renews and extends many previous Executive Orders, such as social distancing and face covering requirements. The previous stay-at-home directive was replaced with bans on gatherings of more than 10 people with a few exemptions, instructs elderly and at-risk populations to continue staying at home, directs activities to be conducted outdoors where possible, and encourages working and other activities take place remotely wherever possible. 

May 5, 2020 -- Governor Pritzker revealed "Restore Illinois," a five-phase, regional plan to reopen Illinois.

May 1, 2020 -- Governor Pritzker signed a new disaster proclamation that lasts through May 29 and Executive Orders 2020-32, which modified and extended his original stay-at-home order through May 29, and 2020-33, which extends previous executive orders through May 29. Click here for a complete summary.

Under the executive order, all Illinoisans are required to wear a face covering in public places where they are not able to maintain a six-foot distance from others and essential businesses will be required to provide face coverings to all employees unable to maintain six feet of social distancing.

April 12, 2020 --All individuals in Glenview over age 5 are required to cover their nose and mouth with a covering while working at or patronizing an essential business open to the public and when using public transportation. Village President Jim Patterson signed the Executive Order to further increase the wearing of face coverings when in public to reduce the spread of COVID-19, protect essential workers and all community members.

Face coverings are not necessary in these instances:

  • during permissible outdoor activity while practicing social distancing
  • while riding in a vehicle​
  • when drinking or eating
  • when alone or with household members in a separate single space
  • when doing so poses a greater health, safety or security risk

This Executive Order is in addition to the need for strict social distancing practices and adherence to Illinois' stay-at-home order.

April 8, 2020 -- Glenview Village President Jim Patterson declared a state of emergency exists in the Village of Glenview. Like other communities that have done so recently, the decision to invoke this measure is now necessary to keep Village operations going in light of the public health crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The proclamation signed  by President Patterson provides temporary powers to Village officials to ensure necessary actions can be taken in order to effectively address life, health and safety issues and continually provide essential Village services. Among the powers granted:

  • Emergency purchases – allows the Village President and Village Manager to enter into contracts for goods and services deemed necessary.
  • Emergency staffing – allows the Village President and Village Manager to manage the assignment and allocation of personnel, equipment and materials to protect the health and safety of the public, first responders and all Village employees.

The emergency declaration remains in force until the adjournment of the first regular meeting of the Village Board of Trustees, but could be extended by a majority vote of the Village Board.

April 1, 2020 --Until at least through April 30, 2020, Glenview and the state of Illinois are under a "stay-at-home" Executive Order, reissued April 1, 2020 by Governor JB Pritzker. (Read more here.) The Executive Order mandates individuals may only leave their residence to perform essential activities, defined as for health and safety; for necessary supplies and services; for outdoor activity; for certain types of work; and to take are of others.

Please note that under the executive order, all public and private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single household or living unit are prohibited, except for a few limited purposes. Pursuant to current guidance from the CDC, any gathering of more than 10 people is prohibited unless exempted by the order. The order does allow the gathering of members of a household or residence, but not parties.

The Glenview Police Department has developed these protocols for when residents should call f​or assistance.

School and Park District ​information

School districts serving Glenview students have instituted a variety of attendance policies for the 2020-21 school  year. Check with your individual district or school for instructions on distance learning and/​ or in-class attendance.

​The Glenview Park District is operating under the guidelines of the "Restore Illinois" plan.

Glenview Northbrook Coronavirus Task Force​ updates​

The Glenview-Northbrook Coronavirus Task Force​ has convened virtually​ weekly or every two weeks to coordinate activities and make sure the public receives consistent messages. Check the task force web page for updated and past statements.