Important COVID-19 Community Updates
We appreciate the chance to bring you up to speed on what we are learning from local and regional sources every day.
 Please dial 9-1-1 in case of emergencies only and call 847.234.2601 for non-emergencies.

Check the City's website for additional information and continue to send any inquiries to cityhall@cityoflakeforest.com . As Mayor Pandaleon stressed, residents should stay at home unless it is absolutely necessary to leave the house.

Many staff members are working remotely and will respond to you at the earliest opportunity.
Executive Order Extended Through April 30
Beginning tomorrow, the Governor's Office will extend the Stay at Home Order, which includes the suspension of on-site learning at both private and public schools through Thursday, April 30. COVID-19 testing is currently prioritized for people aged 65 years and older and for those with the most severe symptoms.
The City is Staying Informed...
...and we will share information and resources as often as possible.

The City of Lake Lake Forest remains in constant contact with local and state officials, participating in many conference calls throughout each week; sometimes several times a day.

Also, City staff hosts weekly calls with key officials from Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest School Districts 67 and 115, Lake Forest College, the Village of Lake Bluff and Lake Bluff School District 65.

In addition, Lake Forest joined with other communities in promoting the "Stay Home. Save Lives" campaign. The City participates in weekly calls with neighboring municipalities to discuss Government Partner Emergency Preparedness and Response.
WDC on WGN Morning Show
Beginning soon, the Wildlife Discovery Center will be featured in a weekly segment on the WGN Morning Show! Our very own Rob Carmichael will introduce animals, demonstrate behavioral enrichment, feeding and more. Stay tuned...

Check out more info about the WDC here and be sure to watch Facebook Live episodes every Tues/Fri/Sat/Sun at 11:30 a.m. with your family and friends!
From the Finance Department
Modified Procedures to resume processing of Real Estate Transfer Tax is nearing completion - we will keep you notified.

The Fiscal Year 2021 budget approval for the City Council moved to the May 4 meeting to allow for a Finance Committee discussion on April 20
Earth Day Event
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Green Minds of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff invites the community to help produce a video montage of 2-8 second videos that residents, students and those working in LF or LB contribute. A team of LFHS students will connect the videos in time for Earth Day on April 22. Please submit your entry by Friday, April 10. Check here for all the details!
Support Local Businesses - it's Easy!

Don't forget to support our local businesses
by purchasing Chamber of Commerce gift certificates! Get the information here .
Interactive Map
You can view the Lake County Health Department's interactive map here , which shares the number of residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 in each municipality. According to the LCHD website, it is best viewed on a computer.
Local Resources
State/Federal Resources
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