COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Testing

Restore Illinois

  • On Tuesday, May 5th, Governor Pritzker released Restore Illinois, a five-phased plan that will reopen our state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. The plan is based upon regional healthcare availability, and it recognizes the distinct impact COVID-19 has had on different regions of our state as well as regional variations in hospital capacity. For more information on Restore Illinois visit:

State of Illinois Executive Orders

Stay at Home Executive Order

A statewide order has been issued for Illinois residents to stay at home or in their place of residence. The order requires all residents to stay home, unless traveling for essential needs or business, and requires businesses not engaged in essential activities to cease all activities except for minimum basic operations. The order took effect on Saturday, March 21 at 5 p.m., across the State of Illinois and will remain in place until May 30.

Financial Assistance for Individuals, Families, and Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

        For Businesses

        For Individuals and Families

        Daycare Centers and Child Care Providers

  • Beginning Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CST, licensed childcare centers and all childcare homes serving more than six children will be closed. The administration is working to expand the availability of childcare in small group sizes for essential workers through a newly available Emergency Child Care Center license. Interested providers can apply for an emergency license by completing the forms referenced below. All applications can be submitted to the Illinois Department of Childhood and Family Services (DCFS) at Interested parties can submit the application immediately and will have up to five business days to develop and submit the required materials. For more information visit:

        Coronavirus Tax Relief

        Health Insurance

COVID-19 Hotlines

Guidance for Specific Audiences

Food and beverage establishments

Health professionals

Funeral homes

Childcare providers


Businesses and retailers


Children and Pregnant Women

Cancer and COVID-19

Community Organizations

Faith-Based Facilities and Houses of Worship

General public

How to Make Your Own Face Covering

Mental Health Resources During COVID-19 Outbreak

Website Links

Flyers and Other Resources

 Resources for Parents and Children

I Am Social Distancing For... Templates

  • Agency on Aging
  • Community Care Coordination
  • DHS
  • CDC
  • Gibson Area Hospital & Health Services