Is there special information for dentists, orthodontists and other oral care professionals?

The Skokie Health Department has been in contact with dentists, orthodontists and other oral care professionals and issued the following information:

Skokie Health Department March 25, 2020 letter to dentists and oral care professionals

IDPH COVID-19 Urgent Request for PPE

Further information is available from:

Illinois State Dental Society

American Dental Association 

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1. How have Village services been impacted?
2. How can I help protect first responders from getting COVID-19 if I have to call 9-1-1?
3. Why was the ambulance crew wearing special gear when treating my neighbor?
4. Is there a shortage of COVID-19 test kits?
5. Can I donate personal protective equipment, like face masks?
6. How can I participate in the Skokie Spirit Shines Through campaign?
7. What can I do to help my neighbors and the community?
8. How can I support small businesses in Skokie during this crisis?
9. Is there a list of Skokie restaurants and businesses that are open and offering carry-out, delivery or curbside service?
10. Do any businesses offer special shopping hours for seniors?
11. Is it true that Skokie parks are closed?
12. What does social distancing mean?
13. Are Village meetings and events canceled?
14. The Village of Skokie has declared a State of Emergency. What does this mean?
15. Is the water quality safe?
16. I heard that mixing a few household cleaners is good to disinfect against COVID-19. Is this true?
17. Where can I turn for financial assistance?
18. Is food available to those in need during this crisis?
19. Can my landlord show my apartment unit during the stay-at-home order?
20. Where can I report price gouging?
21. How can I stay connected to the Skokie Public Library?
22. Is my landscaper allowed to start working?
23. Is there special information for childcare centers, including home daycare operations?
24. Is there special information for dentists, orthodontists and other oral care professionals?
25. How can I stay informed?