Resources For Businesses 

Phase 5 Guidance For Businesses and Venues

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has published guidance which includes recommendations for all types of businesses and venues, customers, and employees in order to help maintain healthy environments and operations, as well as lower the risk of COVID-19 spread. CLICK HERE for additional detail from IDPH.  Additional information can also be found from a Chicago Tribune Article dated June 7, 2021 by CLICKING HERE.

June 11, 2021 - Illinois and Skokie Reach Full Business Recovery in Phase 5

As of Friday June 11, 2021 the state and Skokie have reached Phase 5 which lifts all temporary COVID restrictions.  Most business and event capacity limits have been eliminated, however it is recommended that continued COVID precautions continue to be embraced.  For specific guidelines, please click here:  Phase 5 Guidelines - June 11, 2021

ComEd Offers Assistance to Small Businesses

ComEd's new Small Business Assistance Program provides eligible small-business customers that are past due on their energy bills with a one-time grant equal to 30 percent of their total ComEd balance (up to $1,000) for a limited time. Customers whose electric service has not been disconnected can then set up their remaining balance due on a payment plan of up to six months.

Small-business customers can visit or call 1-877-4-COMED-1 (1-877-426-6331) to learn more or apply for the Small Business Assistance Program.

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If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 resources available to Skokie Businesses, please call our Hotline (847) 933-8472 or (847) 933-8471 or e-mail: or