Posted on: November 30, 2022
The Village of Skokie was announced today as one of the first sixteen communities selected to participate in the EV Readiness Program led by ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. This initiative aims to help communities streamline policies and impleme...Read on...
Posted on: November 9, 2022
Beginning on Saturday, November 26 and extending through Friday, December 2, the Village encourages residents, daytime employees and visitors to shop, dine and play at the wonderful, abundant variety of Skokie businesses! Over the coming weeks, check out ...Read on...
Posted on: October 4, 2022
Click here to review the Skokie Police Department's current and proposed Mission and Values Statements.
Click here to email comments on the current or proposed Mission and Values Statements.
The Skokie Police Department is conducting a col...Read on...
Posted on: December 1, 2022
Commonwealth Edision (ComEd) has informed the Village of Skokie that over the next few months, crews will perform vegetation management activities on distribution circuits and wiring throughout Skokie. ComEd says that they have notified any affected custo...Read on...
Posted on: November 8, 2022
Congratulations to Culver's - Skokie 2022 Business of the Year!
At the November 7, 2022 Village Board meeting, the Consumer Affairs Commission announced the winner and runners up for the 2022 Skokie Business of the Year Award. After receiving nomi...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2022
2022 Flu Shot InformationSkokie hosted two community flu clinics during the first two weeks of October. If you were not able to attend one of these clinics and are still in need of a flu shot, please call the Health and Human Services Department ...Read on...
Posted on: November 16, 2022
When temperatures in Skokie are expected to rise or drop to unsafe levels, residents who do not have access to air conditioning or heat are encouraged to take advantage of the following cooling/warming centers.
These community warming and cooling centers t...Read on...
Posted on: November 15, 2022
Feasting with family is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these tips to help prevent food poisoning, or foodborne illness.
- Thaw your turkey safely. Thaw turkey in the refrigerator, in a sink of cold water (change the water every 30 minutes), or in ...
Posted on: November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022
The Skokie Police Department will soon install 12 automated license plate reading (ALPR) cameras in strategic areas around the community to solve and reduce crime. The cameras will be used to help prevent and investigate crime by providing...Read on...
Posted on: October 24, 2022
To fully meet the needs of our community and first responders, the Village is actively recruiting licensed mental and behavioral health professionals to join our Skokie Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) network. Please visit Medical Reserve Corps | Sk...Read on...
Posted on: September 27, 2022
The Skokie Public Works Department's annual leaf collection program is underway and will continue through early December, weather permitting. Instead of bagging leaves into landscape bags, residents may rake leaves into the street next to the cur...Read on...
Posted on: October 4, 2022
The Village of Skokie has launched a pilot transportation program with support from The SafeLIGHT Foundation and AARP. The program offers free Lyft rides to registered Skokie residents who are at least 65 years old. Scheduled rides are provided to grocery...Read on...
Posted on: May 12, 2021
Updated September 23, 2022
Click here for up-to-date information on COVID-19 vaccines and Skokie-area vaccine providers.
This fall, everyone who is eligible should get a bivalent COVID-19 booster. And, really, that’s all you need to know: Get a vac...Read on...
Posted on: July 15, 2022
Firearms Safety Information
The Skokie Police Department is committed to providing the community with education and information regarding firearm safety. Studies have shown that many firearms owners fail to safely store their firearms, and the Skokie Polic...
Posted on: August 24, 2021
Attend Your Quarterly Skokie Police Beat Meeting!Click here for a meeting schedule, beat map and more information.
The Skokie Police Department (SPD) will resume its quarterly beat meetings in October 2022. All meetings begin at 6 p.m. Attendees c...Read on...
Posted on: August 12, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 31, 2022
One of our biggest public health challenges is to decrease the rate of severe COVID-19 disease in the face of pandemic fatigue, misinformation and a changing virus. If started as soon as possible after testing positive for COVID-19, antiviral medications ...Read on...
Posted on: August 2, 2022
Planning to Renovate Your Home Soon? Cook County Offering Qualified Skokie Home Owners No-Cost (Free) Funding to Help with Home Renovations
Skokie single-family and multi-family property owners that will be renovating housing built before 1978, w...Read on...
Posted on: August 30, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2022
The Skokie Health and Human Services Department (HHS) manages a comprehensive Rat Control Program that includes surveying properties, treating properties with rodenticide and public education. This summer, Skokie has seen an increase in rat acti...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2022
Pre-Scheduled Pickup Now Required for Textile Recycling
Skokie residents must now schedule a textile pickup through Simple Recycling. Pickups will no longer occur automatically on your recycling day but only upon request. Pre-scheduled pickups are more env...Read on...
Posted on: July 25, 2022
Click here for information on the free monkeypox vaccination clinic on Saturday, August 27, 2022, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Erie Humboldt Park Health Center. Click here to see the vaccination clinic information in Spanish.
Monkeypox is a r...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Due to a new building development, the following bus stop change will be in effect on Monday, May 16, 2022 through December, 2023 (or completion):
- Oakton at Niles Ave. - Westbound, nearside – Temporary elimination&...
Posted on: June 29, 2022
Construction equipment and fencing for the new Downtown Skokie Homewood Suites by Hilton are now in place at 4930 Oakton Street. Interior demolition work is underway, and exterior demolition expected to begin in mid-July, with construction of the...Read on...
Posted on: November 2, 2020
Leasing is well underway at Skokie's newest luxury residences, Highpoint at 8000 North on the northwest corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue. Designed by famed architect Lucien LaGrange, the property is home to 153 apartment homes with the ...Read on...