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Posted inCity NewsCOVID19Uncategorized

City Encourages Evanston Residents, Workers to Complete COVID-19 Vaccination Interest Form

The City of Evanston’s Health and Human Services Department is encouraging all individuals 16 years or older who live or work in Evanston to complete an online survey to help the City better understand local vaccine demand and to support its ongoing vaccination planning and distribution efforts. Individuals who complete the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Interest […]

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Governor Implements New COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations

To combat a surge in COVID-19 infections, Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced new statewide COVID-19 resurgence mitigations effective 12:01 a.m. on Friday, November 20. The Tier 3 mitigations are intended to suppress the spread of the virus and ensure that hospitals do not become overrun. According to the IDPH, COVID-19 […]

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COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program

The City of Evanston will launch a new COVID-19 Small Business Assistance program on Tuesday, September 1 to help provide financial relief and technical support to Evanston businesses. The program includes a COVID-19 Micro-Enterprise Grant, a “Going Digital” webinar series, and small business mentorship. Businesses are encouraged to join a kick-off webinar and Q&A session […]

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City’s Reparations Subcommittee to Host Virtual Town Hall, August 27

Members of the Evanston community are invited to join the City’s Reparations Subcommittee for a Town Hall on Thursday, August 27 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  During the webinar, members of the subcommittee will provide updates on the Subcommittee’s progress. The keynote speaker will be Spencer Jourdain. Other guest speakers include Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee […]

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City Provides Health and Safety Policies for Public Swimming Beaches

The City of Evanston is notifying residents and visitors of important health and safety policies that will be implemented at public swimming beaches this season to protect visitors and staff. Evanston beaches open to swimming on Wednesday, July 1. Patrons are advised to review these health and safety policies prior to their visit: Those who […]

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City to Host Public Meetings on City Manager Recruitment June 30, July 7

The City of Evanston is beginning the recruitment and selection process for the next City Manager and has contracted with GovHR USA to facilitate this process. In order to make this a transparent and public process, the City is soliciting feedback from the community regarding the characteristics and traits the new City Manager should possess as well as the […]

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City Partners with AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital to Provide Two COVID-19 Community Testing Events

The City of Evanston’s Health and Human Services Department is partnering with AMITA Health St. Francis Hospital to offer two COVID-19 health screening and testing events to Evanston residents who may not otherwise have access to testing or online virtual health visits. Community testing will be offered at the James Park Field House parking lot, […]

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Safe Reopening of City Facilities, Programs and Services

The City of Evanston is working within the guidelines of the State’s Restore Illinois plan to get back to a new normal of work and recreation, while prioritizing the health and safety of residents and staff. The Morton Civic Center is currently closed to the public. Only building tenants and a limited number of staff may access […]

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Evanston Recycles Returns with COVID-19 Safety Updates

The City of Evanston will host its 10th annual “Evanston Recycles” event on from 9 a.m. to noon on July 11 at Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave. Each year, this free “drive up, drop off” event provides residents an opportunity to recycle and donate a variety of items and securely shred documents. This year, […]