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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Start here to learn how the City of Highland Park is responding proactively to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

All Illinoisans age 12 and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination! To register with AllVax, via the Lake County Health Department, visit Find links to pharmacies and appointment aggregators at Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination and access the state vaccination locator map at

October 15, 2021: Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation extending the statewide declaration through Saturday, November 13. Additionally, Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order (EO) 2021-27 to extend previous executive orders. With the signing of a new disaster proclamation, public meetings may continue to be held remotely, in accordance with Public Act (P.A.) 101-0640.

September 7, 2021
: The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has released an FAQ regarding face covering and vaccination requirements.

August 26, 2021: The State of Illinois has issued a mask mandate for all individuals over the age of 2 in indoor public settings, regardless of vaccination status, effective August 30. Learn more.
Face Mask Required Sign For Businesses

August 13, 2021: The State of Illinois has launched a new, online vaccination verification system called Vax Verify. The online portal will allow Illinois residents age 18 and older to check their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Click here for a summary of the City's response during 2020.

Quick links:
Phase 5 Vaccine Information Curbside Pickup & Delivery
FAQ Face Coverings Local Businesses

Vaccine Information

Vaccinations for Homebound Residents

Current Status of COVID-19 Guidelines: Phase 5

Current Status of COVID-19 Community Transmission: High

COVID-19 Testing

Important News from the City of Highland Park

Avoiding COVID-19 Scams

Assistance for Highland Park Businesses

Business Promotion: Welcome Back Promise

Essential Information