Reflections on a most unusual first day of school

Vaccination progress (full doses):

South District
Suburban Region



Region 10 (includes H-F)

Positive test rate: 5.7% 
Consecutive days under 8% test positivity: 86

Consecutive days ICU beds UNDER 20% threshold: 4 (18%)

Days of COVID-19 patient decreases or stable: 187 (30+ days of increases)

(Source: IDPH

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

Community Calendar