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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Elmhurst Fire Department Blood Drive - April 4

Elmhurst Fire Department Blood Drive April 4

A blood drive will take place at the Elmhurst Fire Station, 601 S. York Street on Saturday, April 4th from 9am-3pm.

COVID-19 has impacted blood supply and donations are needed. The blood drive will take place in mobile coach buses and social distancing rec...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

POSTPONED START DATE: Yard Waste, Brush and Organic Waste Collection

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The City’s yard waste, brush and organic waste collection start date of April 1st has been postponed in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The new collection start date will be announced as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconv...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Governor Announces New Grants/Loans on March 25

New Grant/Loans

On Wednesday March 25, 2020 Governor Pritzker announced several new programs to provide business relief in this difficult time. Two of the three emergency grant and loan programs he announced are applicable for Elmhurst businesses and discussed herein. Th...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Volunteer Opportunities in Response to COVID-19

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many volunteer opportunities for Elmhurst residents to help their community respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is a critical need for blood donors as hundreds of blood drives across the Chicago area have been cancelled and more than 4,000 ac...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Business Impacts, Relief, & Resources

COVID19 Business Impacts Relief Resources

The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis creates unique challenges for our local business community. The City of Elmhurst remains actively engaged in serving the needs of our business community through this crisis and is committed to assisting and connecting bus...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Elmhurst Civilian Police Department Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Elmhurst, IL March 23, 2020 – The City of Elmhurst has been notified that one of its civilian police department employees has tested positive for COVID-19. The civilian police department employee was notified of the diagnosis on March 23rd and i...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Mayor Morley Issues Executive Order in Response to COVID-19

Mayor Morley Issues Executive Order in Response to COVID-19

Elmhurst, IL March 23, 2020 – Mayor Steve Morley has issued an executive order with the intent of lessening the hardships that have transpired due to the spread of the virus.

COVID-19 has...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Protect yourself against COVID-19 scams

COVID19 SCAMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an opportunity for cybercriminals to send emails claiming to be from legitimate organizations with information about the coronavirus. Scam can include financial scams, misinformation campaigns, spear fishing attempts, a...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Elmhurst Water and Sanitary Operations

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We understand this is a stressful time for our community and for the households and businesses we serve. Please know that The City of Elmhurst employees are here for you and are committed to taking all steps necessary to maintain safe, reliable water and ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Governor Prizker issues “STAY AT HOME ORDER” as Illinois aims to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Governor Prizker issues “STAY AT HOME ORDER” as Illinois aims to reduce the spread of COVID-19. 

Here is what this means for the Elmhurst Community.

Elmhurst, IL March 20, 2020, 5pm - Governor Pritzker has issu...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Metra switching to alternate schedules on Monday, March 23 due to coronavirus

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News Release

Metra Media Relations 312-322-6776

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Metra switching to alternate schedules on Monday, March 23 due to coronavirus

Service represents about half the normal weekday schedule

Metra will begin operating an alternate weekd...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Elmhurst Grocery Store Special Hours

Grocery Store Hours

Elmhurst grocery stores current operating hours listed below.

Some include dedicated hours for senior citizen or immune compromised individuals.

Please note these hours are SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Jewel

153 E. Schiller & 944 S. York

Current Hours:  Da...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Hall Public Access Restricted Beginning Wednesday, March 18th at 5pm

CITY HALL RESTRICTED ACCESS TO PUBLIC

City Hall Public Access Restricted Beginning Wednesday, March 18th at 5pm

Elmhurst, IL March 18, 2020 - The City of Elmhurst is modifying City facility access to protect the citizens and employees and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our commun...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

DWC: Reminder tap water is safe to use and drink

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Press Release from DuPage Water Commission: March 16, 2020

The DuPage Water Commission wants to remind its customers that tap water is safe to use and drink.  Also, through proactive planning, the Commission has contingency plans in place to ensur...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

MAYORAL ADDRESS ON COVID-19, MON. MARCH 16 @ 7:30pm

MAYORAL ADDRESS ON COVID-19, MARCH 16

Mayor Morley will be addressing the community on the City’s proactive response to COVID-19 at the City Council Meeting on March 16th at 7:30pm. Residents are encouraged to watch the Mayor’s address which will be streamed live on YouTub...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Support Local Restaurants

RESTAURANT SUPPORT GUIDE

Governor Pritzker has issued an official Executive Order that mandates the closure of on-premise dining in Illinois restaurants through March 30th. The following Elmhurst establishments have confirmed with the City that they plan to modify their business ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

RESOURCES ON COVID-19

COVID 19 LINKS

IMPORTANT LINKS / RESOURCES ON COVID-19

City of Elmhurst Alert Center: https://www.elmhurst.org/AlertCenter.aspx

Center for Disease Control -  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Illinois Department of Health - http://www.d...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Elmhurst COVID-19 Updates

City of Elmhurst COVID-19 Updates

The City of Elmhurst has been notified that a City Hall Employee’s family member was exposed to an individual with a confirmed case of COVID-19. The employee and the employee’s relative are under self-quarantine at home and are not sho...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

City of Elmhurst Coronavirus Preparedness and Prevention

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City of Elmhurst Coronavirus Preparedness and Prevention

March 12, 2020, 3:05pm The City of Elmhurst is taking a proactive approach to public health concerns regarding COVID-19. We are prepared for the potential impact of a heightened situation.

Ci...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Vehicle Stickers on sale now

2020 Vehicle Stickers

City vehicle stickers must be purchased and displayed by May 1st on all vehicles registered or garaged within City limits. Stickers are sold at a discount from March through April. Applications have been mailed to residents, and are available to download ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Road closures for utility relocation along I-294 tollway

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

February 25, 2020 

OVERNIGHT RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED TO BEGIN THIS WEEK 

FOR UTILITY RELOCATION ALONG THE CENTRAL TRI-STATE (I-294) TOLLWAY

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

SCOTT'S LAW REMINDER

SCOTTS LAW

Recently one of our police officers was performing a traffic stop. While seated inside of his police car with all emergency lights activated, his vehicle was rear ended by a motorist, who failed to follow Scott’s Law. Luckily for the officer and...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Snow plow and parking procedures during a snow storm

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The City of Elmhurst would like to remind residents that when snow accumulates in excess of two inches or more, there is no parking on any City streets until snow plowing has been completed. Any cars that remain in the streets will be towed at the owner&a...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Winter Weather Safety Tips

Winter Weather safety tips

Winter Weather is here! Please help us keep hydrants clear of snow and do not blow or shovel snow into the street.

Freezing temperatures can pose a health and safety threat. The Elmhurst Fire Department urges all citizens to take steps to prepare themselve...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Mayor Morley's 2020 State of Our City Address

Mayor's 2020 State of Our City Address

Mayor Steve Morley delivered his "2020 State of Our City Address" on January 16th, hosted by Community Bank of Elmhurst and the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce. 

Check in out on ElmhurstTV! 

https://youtu.be/Pg7MLrL-ZaA

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Mayor announces his appointment of new City Clerk

Jackie Haddad-Tamer

Mayor Morley appointed Jackie Haddad-Tamer as the new city clerk at the City Council meeting held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Jackie has been designated by the Mayor as the appointee who now fills the City’s vacant seat following the passing o...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Pull to the Right for Sirens and Flashing Lights

Pull to the right for sirens and lights

Illinois law requires motorists to pull to the right--off the road if possible--and stop until emergency vehicles have passed. This applies to those approaching from behind and those coming toward you.

A problem often faced by firefighters, paramedics and ...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

ComEd Energy Assessment and Weatherization Rebate Programs

ComED Winter Rebate Programs

Consider taking advantage of energy and money saving opportunities through ComEd’s energy assessment and weatherization rebate programs. ComEd offers free energy assessments and rebates for items like attic insulation, air sealing, wall insulati...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Municipality of the Year Award

Municipality of the Year Award

The City of Elmhurst recently received the Home Builders Association Key Award for Municipality of the Year. The Association awards architects, builders and designers in the greater Chicago area for their exceptional work. Elmhurst is the 3rd municipality...

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City of Elmhurst News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Elmhurst residents can now report coyote sightings

Report Coyote Sightings

The Elmhurst Police Department continues to field community concerns regarding coyote sightings in residential areas. To expedite a proactive response to this concern, the City has reached out to an Urban Coyote Specialist with a strong record of positive...

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City of Elmhurst News