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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Village of Skokie and Oakton Community College Workforce Training Scholarships

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Workforce Training Initiative Offers Free Short-Term Certificate Program at Oakton Community College

The Village of Skokie Health and Human Services Department, in partnership with the Oakton Community College, is offering Skokie residents seeking to impro...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Holiday Light Recycling at Public Works

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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 ...

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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

From Skokie Health and Human Services Department

See information for FIRST and SECOND doses of Moderna and Pfizer vaccine

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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: August 24, 2021

New! Skokie Police Department Quarterly Beat Meetings

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Beginning in late summer 2021, the Skokie Police Department’s Neighborhood Watch program transitioned from yearly Block Captain meetings to quarterly “Beat” meetings in public locations within each of the Village’s ...

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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: 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: 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: November 2, 2021

New Quarterly Refuse Fee

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See frequently asked questions about the new quarterly refuse fee.

In order to offset increases in the cost of collecting and disposing refuse, the Village is implementing an $8.75 monthly refuse fee that will appear on quarterly customer utility bills beg...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

November/December 2021 NewSkokie

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See the November/December 2021 edition of NewSkokie for information on holiday fire and personal safety, the new monthly refuse fee, recent Skokie Fire Department promotions, Skokie Health and Human Services Department programs, performances at t...

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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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