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Please help in support of our local businesses through this time. Here is a list of Sheridan businesses that will be open with contact information, some of which offer curbside or carry out services:
Sheridan Food Mart 815-496-2272
Calico Cafe 815-496-9734
Sheridan Tobacco and Spirits 815 496-3121
Sheridan American Legion 815 496-2380
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
The Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) press release announcing their daily test data is available via this link. Preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from June 2 through June 8 is now 1.0%. The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from June 2 through June 8 is 1.3%. Cases by county can be found on the state’s coronavirus website at coronavirus.illinois.gov.
As of today, the State of Illinois has administered more than 11.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccinations. To find a vaccination site either in or near your community, visit the state’s website via this link. There are approximately 12.6 million residents of Illinois. As of June 8, more than 5.6 million Illinois residents have been fully vaccinated. Data regarding the progress of vaccinations both statewide and by county is available via this link.
The state is currently set to move into Phase 5 (Illinois Restored) on Friday, June 11. The Illinois Municipal League (IML) will provide an update on Friday including any new executive orders from the Governor’s Office regarding the implementation of Phase 5. The website tracking the metrics to determine the move into Phase 5 is available via this link and is updated daily.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has released guidance for businesses and venues (available via this link) during Phase 5.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury is continually releasing updated guidance and resources regarding the use and distribution of funding from the American Rescue Plan. The state has not yet received funding from the federal government for non-entitlement units of local government. It is likely that that funding will not become available until later this summer.
On June 8, the Treasury Department updated their Frequently Asked Questions regarding State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (available via this link).
The Treasury Department has also published new Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Distribution of Funds to Non-Entitlement Units of Local Government (available via this link).
These items and other resources are also available in the IML’s Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Resource Guide (available via this link).
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its Technical Assistance and Frequently Asked Questions (available via this link) on workplace COVID-19 vaccination policies stating that employers may request proof of vaccination status and offer incentives to encourage employees to receive the vaccine.
To assist our members, IML has developed a model COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (available via this link). IML is neither recommending for or against the adoption of a mandatory vaccination policy that would require municipal employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Illinois Municipal League is posting all of this information and more on our COVID-19 resources page available at iml.org/covid.
The State of Illinois’ central website for COVID-19 is available at coronavirus.illinois.gov.