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Posted on: January 18, 2022

December 2021 Skokie Highlights Video

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See this new short video highlighting some Village happenings and news items that took place during December 2021.

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Indoor Mask Order in Effect

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See the Village of Skokie Health and Human Services Department Indoor Mask Requirement Order

The Skokie Health and Human Services Department has extended the Village's indoor mask requirement through February 7, 2022. This is being done in an effo...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Urgent Fire Safety Message From the Skokie Fire Department

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Urgent Safety Message From the Skokie Fire Department

The Skokie Fire Department would like to remind all residents and property managers of the importance of checking that all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in working condition. Smoke alar...

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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Skokie HHS Issues Proof of Vaccination Order

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About the New Proof of Vaccination Order

In response to the current COVID-19 surge of cases and hospitalizations in the Village of Skokie and surrounding areas, the Skokie Health and Human Services Department has issued a new order requiring proof of vacci...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Holiday Light and Christmas Tree Recycling

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Skokie Public Works will again participate in the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County’s popular holiday light recycling program held in partnership with Elgin Recycling. 

Through January 31, 2022, strands of holiday lights may be dropped of...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Check Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Online

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Vax Verify

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)  launched a new immunization portal, Vax Verify on August 11, 2021, that allows Illinois residents 18 years and older to check their COVID-19 vaccination record.

Access the Vax Verify porta...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Village COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Skokie Residents and Workers Employed in Skokie

CDC recommends that everyone ages 5+ get a COVID-19 vaccine with a preference for people to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna).  Read...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Access Village Services Online and by Phone

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The Village encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone. 

Nearly all Village services can be completed online via the Village’s website at www.skokie.org and requests can be submitted through the Access Skokie app o...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Be Prepared for Alternate-Side Parking!

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    Click here to view a video explaining the Skokie Alternate-Side Parking program.

Alternate-side parking goes into effect from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week, when two inches or more of snow falls. The snow removal program is a mi...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

January/February 2022 NewSkokie

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See the January/February 2022 edition of NewSkokie.

The January/February 2022 NewSkokie features articles about recent Skokie Fire and Police Department promotions, the Village’s long-standing property tax freeze, details on the Village’s policy approval p...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

New! Skokie Police Department Quarterly Beat Meetings

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NOTE: All beat meetings scheduled for January 2022 are being rescheduled due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. New dates will be posted on this page and announced in SkokieNews, the Village's weekly electronic newsletter, when available. Cl...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Multi-Lingual COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Information Available

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The Village of Skokie encourages all Skokie residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19 vaccination to protect themselves, their loved ones and the community. In partnership with NorthShore University HealthSystems, the Village offers vaccine encouragemen...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

"Destination: Vaccination"

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The Cook County Department of Public Health recently launched its “Destination: Vaccination” program, which provides free rides to many vaccination locations throughout suburban Cook County. The program is open to Skokie residents and all suburban Cook Co...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Governor Pritzker Mandates Indoor Mask Wearing

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Effective August 30, 2021, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued a State-wide indoor mask mandate as cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations continue to rise. See more information.

See updated mask mandate Frequently Asked Questions document from the State o...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

IDOT Triangle Project

Road Work Ahead

Update: Beginning Monday, September 13, 2021, a new phase of the project begins. New traffic patterns will be in place and delays are to be expected.

The Illinois Department of Transportation is realigning the intersections of Dempster Street and Skokie Bo...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

8000 North Update

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See a video showing progress on the 8000 North construction from an aerial view.

Construction continues at a rapid pace for the 8000 North project being constructed on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Downtown Skokie.  T...

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