Noteworthy News
An electronic newsletter for Tinley Park businesses
Sept. 18, 2020

Will County reverting to Phase 4 today
The State of Illinois recently announced that Will County has reached the threshold to move out of the enhanced mitigation restrictions that have been imposed on Region 7 for the last several weeks. Restaurants and bars can now return to Phase 4 and reopen for indoor dining beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

Residents are still advised to wear masks, wash their hands frequently and maintain social distancing so that the region can continue moving in a positive direction.
Restaurant staff safety webinar Sept. 24
The Illinois Restaurant Association will host a webinar titled “Restaurant Staff: Safety, Testing and Protection” at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.

The Cook County Department of Public Health will join the Illinois Restaurant Association, along with panelists from NorthShore Clinical Labs, TrustPlace Technologies and International Filter Manufacturing Corporation to offer ways to navigate restaurant staff safety, including current guidelines, testing, processes, PPE and air filtration.

Register today to learn best practices and solutions for keeping your staff safe.
DCEO now accepting applications for second round of BIG grants
Just a reminder that applications are now being accepted for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)'s Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program, which provides economic relief for small businesses hit hardest by COVID-19. DCEO will award $220 million, and applications are available on the DCEO website.

Areas subject to regional mitigation measures due to COVID-19 resurgence (including Will County) will receive priority. Priority also will be given to the most heavily impacted industries, including event spaces, music venues, performing arts venues, indoor recreation, amusement parks, movie theaters, museums and charter/shuttle buses.

Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis, so apply as soon as possible! Read this release from DCEO for more information.
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