ILLINOIS RESIDENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A STAY AT HOME ORDER UNTIL APRIL 7TH 

STATE OF ILLINOIS COVID-19 WEBSITE

  • The State of Illinois has created a website to centralize information about COVID-19’s spread in Illinois and what programs / services are available for affected residents and businessowners. Please visit www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus for all information relating to the virus.

STATE OF ILLINOIS COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER

  • If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 in Illinois, please call the hotline number: (800) 889-3931

ALL LICENSED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS - SIGN UP FOR ILLINOIS HELPS PROGRAM

  • All licensed healthcare workers are being asked to sign up for a new emergency alert system. By signing up, you will be joining an alert system, when activated, will ask you to deploy to assist to urgent needs during this public health crisis.
  • Register at www.illinoishelps.net 
  • THIS IS DIFFERENT THAN SIREN, so even if you are a doctor and have signed up for Siren, please sign up again at www.illinoishelps.net

CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE

The State of Illinois is committed to ensuring essential workers have safe daycare while they work. Over 600 applications are being considered for licensing small group daycare during the COVID-19 crisis, ensuring socially distant settings. Each provider will be given an additional stipend - $750 each for licensed homes and $2,000 for centers running one or two classrooms. Then another $3,000 to centers that are having 3 or more classrooms. Grant applications are available Monday, March 30th at coronavirus.illinois.gov

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ILLINOIS RESIDENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A STAY AT HOME ORDER UNTIL APRIL 7TH 

STATE OF ILLINOIS COVID-19 WEBSITE

  • The State of Illinois has created a website to centralize information about COVID-19’s spread in Illinois and what programs / services are available for affected residents and businessowners. Please visit www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus for all information relating to the virus.

STATE OF ILLINOIS COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER

  • If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 in Illinois, please call the hotline number: (800) 889-3931

HELP BY DONATING TO NONPROFITS

  • The State of Illinois is partnering with the United Way of Illinois and the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations to establish the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund which will support local orgs that help people who need help the most. 
  • The fund will help provide primary healthcare services, food, supplies, interim housing and shelter, utility and financial assistance, support for children and other vulnerable populations and non-profit safety and operational assistance. 
  • Visit www.ilcovidresponsefund.org for info or to donate.

TAX FILING DEADLINE DELAYED TO JULY 15TH

  • The State of Illinois is aligning its tax filing & payment deadline with the federal government’s recent extension. Illinois residents will now have until July 15th to both file their income taxes and pay any additional liability (except FY 2020 estimated tax payments). 
  • Please read the bulletin: https://www2.illinois.gov/rev/Pages/default.aspx

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ILLINOIS RESIDENTS ARE SUBJECT TO A STAY AT HOME ORDER UNTIL APRIL 7TH 

STATE OF ILLINOIS COVID-19 WEBSITE

  • The State of Illinois has created a website to centralize information about COVID-19’s spread in Illinois and what programs / services are available for affected residents and businessowners. Please visit www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus for all information relating to the virus.

STATE OF ILLINOIS COVID-19 HOTLINE NUMBER

  • If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 in Illinois, please call the hotline number: (800) 889-3931

ILLINOIS IS DELAYING THE STATE INCOME TAX FILING DEADLINE UNTIL JULY 15TH

The State of Illinois is aligning its tax filing & payment deadline with the federal government’s recent extension. Illinois residents will now have until July 15th to both file their income taxes and pay any additional liability (except FY 2020 estimated tax payments). 

Please read the bulletin: https://www2.illinois.gov/rev/Pages/default.aspx

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During an unprecedented health crisis, it is difficult to focus on anything else. I certainly hope you are all taking this as seriously as I am -- observing social distancing best practices, washing your hands frequently and taking steps to protect the most at-risk individuals in your life.

At the same time, sometimes other circumstances also demand our attention. I write this op-ed because, frankly, circumstances demand we act now if we want to end gerrymandering in Illinois.

Gerrymandering is the process by which party leaders redraw political maps after the census every 10 years. It is an imminent threat to our democracy because, among many things, it allows party leaders to blunt the will of the people and protect incumbents by stacking districts with like-minded voters. Ending the gerrymandering process this year requires the passage of the Fair Maps Amendment (SJRCA 18) -- a constitutional amendment written by a broad, bipartisan coalition of citizens, organizations and elected officials.

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