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Emergency Alert

1 Alert
March 13, 2020

CoronaVirus Precaution

Dear Residents,

The City of Crest Hill is reaching out to ensure you have the best available information to protect and care for yourself and your loved ones as we learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease...

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Latest Update:

March 20, 2020 2:03 PM

• Most municipal EMAs were on.
• Katie Weber from Will County Health Department was also participating
• Monitor WEB EOC for periodic updates (I have an account and monitor throughout the day)
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Requests have been made to Will County EMA, those requests have been sent to IEMA and resources that do exist are starting to move. No word on when resources will be received.
• IEMA has set up a website for every municipality to set up an account. (Information will be coming soon) This will be the portal and process for us to submit and track expenses related to this emergency for Federal reimbursement. Track all expenses/overtime related to response operations.
• Katie Weber with Will County Health
o 8 confirmed cases in Will County
o Where? According to IDPH and HIPA they can only release sex and age. No hometown. No geographic region beyond county
o Community transmission is a reality. Assume it is in your area.
o IDPH HOTLINE is up and running
 815-740-8911 M-F 0800-1600 hours. Maybe more hours

• Most municipalities have reduced hours and access // most by appointment only
• No onsite consumption of food/drink Enforcement of orders to bars and restaurants
o Local Enforcement
o IDPH Hotline reports about non-compliance will go to municipal PD ten digit numbers (WESCOM)
o Establishment can be closed down, fined, license revocation, loss of drive thru privileges for duration of emergency.

• IDPH website is updated daily at 1400 hours. That is the accurate data from IDPH. Local reports may be more up to date. May be more accurate and timely information from Will County. They meet later today. Hope to get more timely reports.
• Funerals and Wakes. Guidance from Illinois Funeral Director Association. Recommend keeping
assembly to under 10 people.