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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today!

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Village of Skokie Flu Clinics are now open for scheduling!

Click here to schedule your flu shot.

Click here to view, download and print the 2020 Skokie Health Department Flu Shot Consent Form. Please fill out the top portion of the form an...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Stay Healthy, Skokie!

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Stay Healthy, Skokie - Wear A Mask - Watch Your Distance - Wash Your Hands!

Although Skokie and the rest of Suburban Cook County (Region 10) is no longer at an elevated risk of COVID-19 transmission, according to the Illinois Department of Public ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2020

The 2020 Census Ends on September 30!

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Visit 2020CENSUS.GOV or call 1-844-330-2020 to respond to the census today.

The 2020 Census will be wrapping up operations on September 30. While 80 percent of Skokie’s households self-responded and many others have cooperated with in-person inte...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Month

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During an emotionally challenging time, especially with increased isolation and anxiety caused by COVID-19, feeling overwhelmed or powerless is common, even when you are not at high risk of getting sick. The risks related to untreated depression and anxie...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Vote by Mail or Vote Early at Oakton Community College

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Attention Skokie voters! You can now apply to vote by mail for November 3, 2020.

Requesting a ballot to vote by mail just takes a few minutes, and ballots are available in 12 different languages. Voting by mail saves you a trip to the polls and perhaps lon...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Help Keep Skokie Clean and Green!

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Please do your part to keep Skokie clean and beautiful. The Village continues to receive reports of littered protective masks and gloves, in addition to the usual - but sad - fast-food wrappers, plastic water bottles, etc.

 Shortly before the COVI...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

September/October 2020 NewSkokie

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See the September/October 2020 edition of NewSkokie.

The September/October edition of NewSkokie, scheduled to arrive in homes and businesses during the week of August 24, features information on the Skokie Health Department’s fall flu shot clinic...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

2019/2020 Skokie Through the Lens Exhibit

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See the 2019/2020 Skokie Through the Lens exhibition.

In 2014, the Skokie Fine Arts Commission launched the Skokie Through the Lens photography initiative to an enthusiastic response from the community. Each year since, the commission has called for commun...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Watch Out for Coyotes!

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Coyotes pose a problem throughout the United States. These predatory animals have adapted to urban landscapes in addition to their native rural lands. They pose a danger not only to pets but also to humans. The first step in dealing with coyotes is being ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Emergency Rental Assistance and Other COVID-19 Resources

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See fact sheet about Illinois Housing Development Authority assistance programs for renters and homeowners.

Illinois’ Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA)

Illinois’ Emergency Rental Assistance program will provide renters impacted b...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Economic Recovery Plan Released by Village Task Force

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For Immediate ReleaseAugust 7, 2020

 

Village of Skokie Economic Recovery Plan Released by Economic Recovery Taskforce Business, healthcare, and community leaders assist developing Village-wide recovery plan

Earlier this week, the Skokie Vi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

2020 Skokie Business of the Year Awards

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See the online, interactive Business of the Year Awards nomination form.

What is your favorite Skokie business? Tell us why you love them and why they should be the 2020 Skokie Business of the Year!

It’s been a hard year for the Skokie business co...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Skokie

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July 17, 2020

For Immediate Release

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Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Skokie

The Skokie Health Department works diligently with the Northshore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) each summer to monitor mosquit...

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Posted on: June 21, 2020

Information on COVID-19 Antibody Tests

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An antibody test, which is a blood test, can show if you had a past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19.  If you were ill with symptoms of COVID-19 since February 2020 and were not able to get tested, it might be useful to get an antibo...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

The Skokie Health Department is Closely Monitoring and Responding to COVID-19

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See the Skokie Health Department COVID-19 Webpage.

See the new Skokie Spirit Shines Through! page with photos and messages of hope, encouragement and support from your Skokie neighbors!

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Contact Tracing Information and Programs

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Contact tracing is a specialized skill that requires training, and involves a bit of detective work, where people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are interviewed to determine everyone with whom they have had close contact during the time while they ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

2020 Block Party Applications

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With Skokie and the surrounding region now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan that allows for gatherings of 50 people or less, the Village invites residents to apply for Block Party permits. All block parties will be required to adhere to guidelines ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

2020 Skokie Farmers' Market

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The 2020 Skokie Farmers’ Market is scheduled every Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through November 1, with changes to how customers will be able to shop at the market, in accordance with guidelines from the Illinois Department of Health. Am...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Vehicle Sticker Sales Online and By Mail

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Vehicle license renewal notices were mailed to Skokie residents in late May, and there will be several important changes to Village’s annual vehicle license renewal process this year. Vehicle sticker sales for the 2020-2021 season are scheduled ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Village Hall Open for Limited Transactions

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For the continued safety of the general public and Village staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Village of Skokie encourages patrons to conduct Village business online or over the telephone.

Nearly all Village services can be completed online via the Vi...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

SWANCC Electronics Recycling

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The Solid Waste Agency of Nothern Cook County (SWANCC) offers free electronics recycling for residents of Skokie and other SWANCC-member communities each Saturday at the Agency’s Glenview Transfer Station:

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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Beginning Wednesday, May 13th Nicor will begin a local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive a mailed notice . The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After that, Nic...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Second Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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The week of July 13th Nicor will begin another local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive the notice below in the mail. The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After that, Ni...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Nicor Gas Infrastructure Replacement Project

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Late the week of July 13th Nicor will begin another local gas main replacement project. Residents affected by the project will receive the notice below in the mail. The first phase of the project is inspecting the sewers within the project area. After tha...

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