News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/2/2020 1:30:01 PM to 5/28/2020 12:07:09 PM.

News Flash

1. Latest News

Posted on: April 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] State Order Requires Use of Cloth Face Coverings

COVID-19 cloth face masks (JPG)

Read the State of Illinois Stay-at-Home order

Read Frequently Asked Questions about the Stay-at-Home order


Information from the CDC on How to Make a Cloth Face Covering with or without a sewing machine
See video of United States Surgeon General demonstrating how to create a cloth face covering
Local resources for cloth face coverings


From the April 30, 2020 State of Illinois Executive Order:

Wearing a face covering in public places or when working.  Any individual who is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering (a mask or cloth face-covering) shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social distance.  Face-coverings are required in public indoor spaces such as stores. See more from the State of Illinois.


CDC guidelines on how to wear and make cloth face coverings
See video of United States Surgeon General demonstrating how to create a cloth face covering
See April 30, 2020 Federal Trade Commission article about online facemask sale scams 

Face coverings are not necessary for these instances:

  • Outdoor activity such as walking, running, biking or other solitary physical activity while practicing social or physical distancing of at least six feet;
  • Riding in a personal vehicle;
  • When drinking or eating;
  • When alone or with household members in a separate single space; and
  • When doing so poses great health, safety or security risk




Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in 1. Latest News

Construction Alert graphic

Oakton Street Bridge Replacement

Posted on: February 20, 2024
Skokie refuse collection truck on street

Help Decorate Skokie’s New Refuse Truck

Posted on: February 13, 2024
Bundle Upfor Bingo logo

Bundle Up for BINGO, February 29

Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 11, 2023
Tree Pruning contractor in tree

Routine Parkway Tree Pruning Planned

Posted on: February 12, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Presidents' Day Holiday Schedule

Posted on: February 13, 2024
Steam rollers paving a path

2023 Q4 Sustainability Plan Progress

Posted on: February 6, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Update on Village Network Outage

Posted on: February 1, 2024
ComEd arborists conducting tree trimming

ComEd to Perform Tree Trimming

Posted on: February 1, 2024
Water main repair crew

Skokie Spotlight: Water Main Repair

Posted on: January 19, 2024
Skokie home with solar panels on the roof.

Submit Sustainability Award Nominations

Posted on: January 9, 2024
Officer Kimberly Blue and Brian McHugh

Get to Know: Skokie's Co-Responder Team

Posted on: January 2, 2024
Skokie Village Hall

Some Online Payment Services Unavailable

Posted on: December 22, 2023
Skokie Village Hall

Village Recognized for Innovative Services

Posted on: September 25, 2023
Traffic Cones

It's Road Construction Season

Posted on: April 11, 2023