E-Newsletter: October 2, 2020

The DuPage County Health Department COVID-19 dashboard, shows the number of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in each municipality. There have been a total of 924 lab recorded cases of COVID-19 in Elmhurst as of 10/1/20.

Please continue to follow healthcare professional advice to protect yourselves. Practice social distance and wear a mask in public places. Wash your hands frequently and do not touch your face with unwashed hands. 

In order to maintain progress made regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, residents are urged to follow safety guidelines and protocols in place, to help minimize the spread of illness. Failure to do so may result in increased cases of COVID-19 and the implementation of State restrictions.
Early Voting at City Hall Begins October 19th
Early Voting for the November 3, 2020 General Election is now available at the DuPage Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton. DuPage County residents can visit Elmhurst City Hall Council Chambers beginning October 19, 2020 through October 31, 2020 for Early Voting. The hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 am - 7 pm and Saturdays 9 am – 5 pm. For additional locations and extended hours, please visit DuPage County Election Website or call DuPage Election Commission at 630-407-5600. More information.... https://www.elmhurst.org/126/Voter-Information
2020 Halloween Trick-or-Treating in Elmhurst
There is a heightened sense of precaution that the community should take during this holiday. We understand that not everyone may feel comfortable trick-or-treating this year. Ultimately, each resident must make the decision on whether or not to partake in Halloween activities. Trick-or-treating hours on Saturday, October 31st are from 3:30-7:30 pm, but residents are asked to protect themselves and respect their neighbors by understanding and abiding by the following guidelines....
Fire Department Blood Drive
A blood drive will take place at the Elmhurst Fire Station, 601 S. York Street on Saturday, October 17th from 9am-3pm. COVID-19 has impacted blood supply and donations are needed. The blood drive will take place in mobile coach buses and social distancing recommendations will be followed to keep donors and staff safe. To schedule an appointment, please call 877-258-4825 or visit vitalant.org.
Understanding and Preventing Racial Bullying in Youth
An Educational Panel. Hosted by the City of Elmhurst Commission on Youth Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 7-8:30 pm Live on Elmhurst TV YouTube Page. More information...
Fire Prevention Week: October 4-10, 2020 "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!"
The Elmhurst Fire Department will be celebrating "Fire Prevention Week" virtually this year! Visit ElmhurstTV and the Elmhurst Fire Department Facebook page for videos that will be released each day of this week.
Elmhurst Police Department Forum Video
View coverage of the Elmhurst Department Forum here. Topics include an overview on the department's operations, hiring, training and recruitment process, community engagement and policing efforts.
Upcoming recycling events...
Upcoming Public Meetings:
Public comment options for public meetings City Hall continues to be open during public meetings and for public comment opportunities. There are several ways to provide public comment during these meetings including online and in person. The City has added a call-in option for public comment. A list of public commenting options can be found on the City's Agenda Center/Boardocs. If you any questions or require assistance, please contact the City's Deputy Clerk at 630-530-3010.

City of Elmhurst
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