Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced on Thursday the launch of a new emergency text alert system, hotline number and email address to keep the public informed with accurate information regarding COVID-19 pandemic. “AlertCook,” the new Cook County public health and safety messaging service, offers subscribers a direct line[Read More…]
Coping with COVID-19: March 19
Closed libraries can’t stop storytimes. Several stores offer senior shopping hours. How to participate in the Homewood Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday without being there. State launches new COVID-19 website. COVID-19 cases jump to 288 on Wednesday.
Coping with COVID-19: March 16
A fun activity for housebound kids. A COVID-19 case in a neighboring village. A plea to return to more normal shopping patterns. Help for local restaurants. A site that tracks the pandemic numbers.
Homewood and Flossmoor schools close as COVID-19 spread continues
All three school districts in Homewood and Flossmoor will be closed until April 3 in compliance with state mandated school closings in an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Flossmoor District 161, Homewood District 153 and Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 each made announcements Friday to notify parents and students[Read More…]