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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Park Forest's Village Hall to reopen June 1, face masks to be required

Village Hall to reopen June 1

After being closed just over two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Park Forest’s Village Hall is set to reopen on Monday, June 1, beginning at 12 p.m.

The village will resume operations with a full complement of staff on site.

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Village to continue to operate in reduced capacity through May 31

Coronavirus update

With Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s announcement of an extension to the stay-at-home order in place for most Illinois residents, the Village of Park Forest will continue to operate in a reduced capacity until at least May 31. Park Forest is c...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Village manager updates residents on Park Forest's coronavirus response

Coronavirus update

Dear Park Forest residents,

On behalf of the Mayor and Board of Trustees, I hope this message finds each of you well and continuing to do all that you can to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your neighbors against the coronavirus which has claimed th...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Homewood Disposal asks for resident assistance in helping stop coronavirus spread

Homewood Disposal

The following update is being shared on behalf of the village’s waste collection partner, Homewood Disposal. For questions, please contact Homewood Disposal at 708-798-1004.

Dear Valued Municipal Customers:

As of today, Homewood Disposal Services ...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Community & Business Resources

COVID-19 Park Forest business and resource update

While we don’t know what the economic impact will have in the next several months due to COVID-19, we do know that there are ways to help local businesses and community now. With the current COVID-19 pandemic, many are facing information overloa...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Coronavirus update for week of March 30: Village continues scaled back services with order extension

Coronavirus update

With Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s announcement of an extension to the stay-at-home order in place for most Illinois residents, the Village of Park Forest will continue to operate in a reduced capacity until April 30, at minimum.Park Forest ...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Critical services to remain, non-essential services to be halted in wake of stay-in-place order

Coronavirus update

In response to Governor J.B. Pritzker’s executive stay-at-home order, which goes into effect tomorrow, March 21, at 5 p.m., Park Forest will scale back its services to only critical departments. This will remain until at least April 7.Park Fores...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Services to be maintained despite Village Hall temporarily closed to public starting March 18

Coronavirus update

In response to rising concerns related to the coronavirus, Park Forest leaders today announced that Village Hall will temporarily close to the public beginning March 18.The decision was made by Park Forest Mayor Jonathan Vanderbilt, the Park Forest Board ...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Recreation facilities to close, programs canceled through March 30

Coronavirus update

Park Forest’s Recreation, Parks, and Community Health Department has released the following statement related to upcoming facility closures and programming cancellations in response to the coronavirus.As a public health precaution, Park Forest&a...

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COVID-19 Information
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Park Forest taking precautions as coronavirus concerns rise

Coronavirus update

The Village of Park Forest is taking action to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.Based on new information from the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control, the Village of Park Forest will be canceling the following programs an...

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COVID-19 Information