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.
Stay at home
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 for assistance.
All school districts with Glenview students are closed until at least through April 30, 2020. Check with your individual district or school for instructions on distance learning.
As of April 3, 2020, the Glenview Park District closed access to additional park amenities and all facilities, effective through April 30. Here is the complete list of closures:
- All tennis courts
- All basketball courts
- Inline Skating Rink
- Community Bark West Dog Park
- Historic Wagner Farm grounds (closed to both pedestrian and vehicle traffic)
- The Grove (local pedestrians only for trail access; parking lots and drives are closed)
- Tyner Interpretive Center outdoor exhibits
- All facilities, fieldhouses and outdoor restrooms
- All playgrounds
- All outdoor fitness equipment areas
- All skate parks
The Glenview-Northbrook Coronavirus Task Force has convened electronically weekly to coordinate activities and make sure the public receives consistent messages.
Prevent spread of COVID-19
How can I help?
Disposal do's and don'ts
Grocery store services
Essential, non-essential businesses
State and federal assistance