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Posted on: March 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Stay-At-Home Order In Effect

Last updated 4/10/2020

Visit the Village’s comprehensive COVID-19 Pandemic information page.

Governor Pritzker has issued a state-wide “Stay at Home” order, which took effect Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 5 P.M. and has been extended through April 30, 2020. All residents shall remain in their home during this time, with exceptions for essential needs like obtaining food and visiting doctors.

The alert page you are viewing now is specific to guidelines surrounding the "Stay at Home" order. For general information on the COVID-19 pandemic, including an update on Village operations and links to other organizations, please view our COVID-19 Pandemic alert page.

Businesses: Information for and about businesses in Niles is available on this page: Coronavirus - Support Niles Businesses. Many local, county, state, and federal assistance programs have been announced, and are detailed on that page.

Rest assured that the Village’s police, fire, and public works services will all continue during this event. Regular garbage pickup will continue, but loose items that are not in a bag or cart will NOT be accepted. The Niles Free Bus will use its weekend schedule, with no early morning runs, 7 days a week beginning Tuesday, March 24 (the first run will switch to a 9:33am start time for the 411 route, 9:43am for the 410 route and 9:30 for the 412 route). Village facilities remain closed to the public.

State Resources: For complete information about the Stay-At-Home order and the COVID-19 situation, please visit the State of Illinois Coronavirus web page at The Governor’s Office is collecting and responding to questions. Citizens may send questions, comments and recommendations to

Click here to read Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order EO10.

Click here for FAQ from the Governor’s Office about the Stay-At-Home Executive Order.

Click here to read additional FAQ from the Illinois Municipal League about the Stay-At-Home Executive Order.

Village Resources: Those in need of extra support or resources can contact the Niles Family Services crisis line at (847) 588-8460. In case of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

The Village of Niles issued an automated call to the public with this message. To hear the message, call (847) 588-8080. To sign up for future notifications, visit

Feeling restless sitting at home? The Niles Senior Center has collected fun and engaging activities for all ages from around the web on their Virtual Entertainment page.

Official State of Illinois Coronavirus Page
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