Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated on July 21, 2020


  • What is the state's plan for reopening?

    Governor Pritzker released Restore Illinois which outlines a phased plan for reopening the state by region.  The state has also released a mitigation plan that outlines additional measures to stop the spread.  Illinois is now in Phase 4 of the plan.

  • How are local organizations planning for Phase 4 and reopening?

    Illinois is now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan and some organizations have opened certain services and facilities.  Please consult our page about Phase 4 and reopenings to learn more about what is happening with individual organizations.

  • Have there been any reported or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Glenview or Northbrook?

    The Cook County Department of Public Health has a heat map on their website that details how many cases there are by community. Please note that only confirmed cases are listed on the CCDPH site.

  • Where can I go to receive financial assistance or support?

    Northfield Township residents in need of emergency financial assistance can call the Township office (847-724-8300) during business hours.

  • Have local organizations canceled any programs or closed?

    Please consult our page about closures and cancellations to learn more about what is happening with individual organizations.

Restrictions & Quarantine

  • What travel restrictions are there for people traveling to or from nationwide hotspots?

    The Cook County Department of Public Health has issued guidance on people traveling to different states and is now recommending people stay home for 14 days after traveling to or from certain areas.  You can read the CCDPH recommendation here.

  • What should I do if I am showing symptoms of COVID-19?

    If you are showing any of the following symptoms:

    • Loss or decrease in the sense of smell
    • Loss or decrease of the sense of taste
    • Fever – temperature of 100 or higher
    • Cough
    • Congestion
    • Runny nose
    • Sore throat
    • Shortness of breath
    • Headache
    • Flu-like muscle or body aches
    • Fatigue
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea

    Call 847-HEALTH9 (847-432-5849) or your local doctor. If you are a NorthShore patient, you can also log onto NorthShore Connect to be screened.

  • Can my kids or teens play at the parks or playgrounds?

    Following Governor Pritzker’s Phase 4 Guidelines, parks are allowed for gatherings of 10 or less, and playgrounds are open.

Resources & Supplies

  • What can I do to help the Northfield Township Food Pantry?

    Financial donations are still the best way to support the Northfield Township Food Pantry. You can make a monetary donation, but they are also looking for volunteers  for specific tasks.

  • How can I get low cost internet service at home?

    Comcast is offering for free hi-speed internet for the next 60 days as well as access to all of their wireless hotspots for non-customers. Visit their website to learn more about this offer.

About the Task Force

  • How are our Glenview and Northbrook governmental agencies working together to remain updated and coordinate responses?

    Glenview and Northbrook’s Villages, School Districts, Park Districts, and Libraries have developed a Task Force are working together to share relevant COVID-19 information, generate ongoing communications, and generate coordinated and consistent responses for issues that arise related to the COVID-19 situation. This Task Force will meet regularly to address issues.

  • How often will coordinated COVID-19 communications be shared?

    Until further notice, all agencies will share a collaboratively created communication weekly.