As our percentage of vaccinated residents increases, and guidelines from the CDC, Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District change, content that is no longer relevant will be found in the archives. Should there be significant changes in the restrictions due to increases in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, this content will be revived.

5 Things To Do

Access posters and postcards on 5 things customers should do before visiting a local business. Also available in Spanish, French, and Chinese.

IHDA Cares

 Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced that applications for rental assistance are now available for renters who have lost a job or income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, IHDA will allocate $150 million to help income-eligible residents across the state pay their rent during this national emergency. IHDA applications for Emergency Mortgage Assistance are now open, providing $150 million to homeowners impacted by COVID-19. 

Re-Opening Best Practices

These best practices and re-opening safety plan template are designed to follow when your business is able to reopen following the Restore Illinois Plan, and were developed under guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

DISCLAIMER—Please be advised that these best practices do not supersede the Restore Illinois plan which establishes when businesses in Illinois are permitted to open. The document outlines best practices for opening in your assigned phase. It is your responsibility to know what Phase you are able to open in accordance with Restore Illinois. Our region is currently in Bridge Phase; businesses can find state guidance here. As COVID circumstances continue to evolve, so will public health and safety recommendations and requirements.  As a result, this document may not include all current governmental or health expert requirements and recommendations. For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in Champaign County and preparedness resources, please visit the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District website. The CUPHD hotline is 217-239-7877. You can also email questions to CUPHD at For questions on the Restore Illinois plan and the phases, contact the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity at

Champaign County Safe Signage

Download sample signage to place in your business to promote safety standards in the workplace.


Cosignage is a universally recognizable set of Coronavirus-specific signage designed to streamline communication between local businesses and customers.

PPE Suppliers

Access a list of suppliers for PPE needs. We understand that inventory, pricing, and availability will change regularly. This is a working document and there is no guarantee in respect to the availability of or ability to produce the products or services. We do not accept responsibility for any loss arising out of the reliance on any information contained on or accessed through this document.

Cleaning Companies

Access a list of local cleaning companies to assist in regular or deep cleaning needs in your business.

Local Printers

Access a list of local printers to assist with internal and external signage, paper menus, posters, and all printing needs.

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