COVID-19

This page is intended to provide up-to-date local information related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), as well as links to state and national resources.

Village Administrative Services

Emergency Services

Stay Informed

County, State, and Federal Resources

Consumer’s Guide to Businesses and Services

Resources for Businesses

Resources for Residents

Volunteering Opportunities / Ways to Help

Village Administrative Services

Village buildings are open to the public. For the safety of the public and Village staff, and to help reduce the spread of illness, residents and businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the Village’s many remote and online service options (LINK), or to email or call for services. Additionally, drop boxes are available at Village Hall to receive payments and building permit submittals. Emergency services are continuing uninterrupted; in case of emergency, please call 9-1-1.

Village Board Meetings 

Village Board meetings are broadcast on Cable (U-Verse channel 99 or Comcast channel 6), YouTube, Facebook, or the Village website. Public comments regarding agenda items may be made in person during the meeting, or in advance by email at publiccomment@villageoflagrange.com or by phone at (708)579-2300 x503. Public comments submitted by email or phone must be provided no later than 6:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

Water Bills

Residents and businesses may pay water bills online (LINK), by mail to Village hall at 53 S. La Grange Rd., or by depositing in one of three drop boxes located at or near Village Hall. Questions can be directed to (708) 579-2301.

Vehicle Stickers & Parking Decals

Vehicle licenses (stickers) and pet licenses may be paid online (LINK). Online purchases are also available for commuter and LTHS parking decals (LINK)

Emergency Services

Please call 9-1-1 in case of emergency.

 

9-1-1 Dispatchers will ask a series of questions to each caller. Based on CDC guidelines, emergency responders may be wearing protective clothing (IMAGE) (such as a surgical gown or mask) for your protection and theirs.  If the person is able to do so, they may be asked to meet first responders outside their residence after calling 9-1-1. 

For non-emergency calls, the Police Department will initially handle by telephone. Please call (708) 352-2131 or 9-1-1. If an officer is not immediately available, staff will obtain your contact information and an officer will call you back as soon as possible.

In-person services such as fingerprinting, building tours, child seat safety checks, and similar functions are suspended.

Stay Informed

The Village offers multiple ways to stay informed about COVID-19 and all other Village news.

Rave Alert - Emergency Notification System

The Village has migrated to Rave Alert / Smart911.  Residents and businesses can register (LINK) for the no-cost service that issues emergency notifications via email, text, or voice message on their cell phones.  The previous emergency notification system will no longer be used after May 1, 2020. More information, including a video on how to register, is available on the Emergency Notifications page (LINK).

Village Notifications - Notify Me

By signing up for "Notify Me" (LINK) residents and businesses can receive email or text messages from the Village to stay informed about current news and announcements. Users can select to receive all news, or only certain topics. By signing up for "News Flash" residents will receive regular updates of new information posted to the homepage of the Village website.

Federal, State, and County Resources

The following are links to state and federal websites related to COVID-19.

Federal Government

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Page (LINK)

USA.gov Coronavirus Page (LINK)

State of Illinois

Restore Illinois (LINK) Governor Pritzker’s five-phased plan to reopen Illinois by region. 

Illinois Department of Public Health Coronavirus Page (LINK)

Executive Orders Issued by Governor Pritzker, including the Stay-At-Home Orders (LINK)

Cook County

Cook County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Page (LINK)

Consumer’s Guide to Businesses and Services

Local restaurants and retailers offer a variety of online and remote service options. More information can be found in this online directory (LINK)

Resources for Businesses

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacts on all businesses and employers. To assist our local businesses, the Village has compiled a list of resources and information (LINK)

Resources for Residents

The Village has compiled resources and information (LINK) for residents related to vaccine administration, utility payments, senior services, and food pantries.

Volunteering Opportunities / Ways to Help

La Grange is a community that supports one another. This page (LINK) includes information on how to assist businesses, health care workers, and others in La Grange and around the state.