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COVID-19 Response & Operations

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On Tuesday, March 17, Supervisor McGuire issued a local disaster proclamation in accordance with state law to enhance the Township’s response and readiness. The Board of Trustees approved a resolution on March 24, May 5, and June 2 to extend the proclamation until July 7. 

In-person appointments with caseworkers and staff has resumed, while the option remains for phone, or virtually appointments for residents . All programs and special events in the Department of Aging Services have been canceled, postponed, or transition to virtual service delivery. 

Township transportation services are back in operation with increased safety precautions. Please call the Senior Center dispatch office at (630) 483-5656 to schedule a ride. 

All Township facilities and offices are open. 

Residents visiting Township offices will be required to wear a face covering while inside the buildings.  Face coverings will be provided if needed. Acrylic guards have also been installed at the front desks of Township buildings and in offices for staff conducting appointments. 

The Township is open to accept passport applications, fishing licenses and temporary handicap placards. Residents may call the Town Hall to schedule an appointment. 

Please see below for phone numbers of Township locations. Please click here to contact the Township through email. 

Town Hall Township Senior Center Astor Avenue Community Center (Food Pantry)  Izaak Walton Center
250 S. IL Route 59, Bartlett 240 S. IL Route 59, Bartlett 7431 Astor Avenue Community Center, Hanover Park  899 Jay Street, Elgin
(630) 837-0301 (630) 483-5600 (630) 540-9085

(847) 888-8329 

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Department of Aging Services

Township transportation services have resumed with increased safety precautions. Riders will be required to wear gloves and face masks. Please call the Senior Center dispatch office at (630) 483-5656 to schedule a ride. 

Life Enrichment staff have put together a series of virtual and call-in programs to keep older adults active.

Please click here for the list of activities. 

The Stars N Stripes Cafe is providing curbside pickup for lunches, Monday - Friday. Residents may call the Senior Center at (630) 483-5600 from 9AM to 1PM to place an order, and pickup from 11AM to 4:30PM. Staff will bring the meals to the cars waiting outside the Senior Center.

The Township will continue to deliver meals to home-bound, qualifying residents during this period. 

The Township Lending Closet is available during this time.

Social Services Case Workers are available for phone appointments or general inquiries by calling the Senior Center. 

Assessor's Office

The Assessor's office has resumed in-person office operations. Residents may call (630) 837-0301 to schedule an appointment or visit the Town Hall during office hours. Some functions and services will not be available as the Cook County Assessor's Office has significantly scaled back their staff at this time. 

Office of Community Health

Township nurses are conducting in-person appointments at the Senior Center, Izaak Walton Center (Tuesday) and Astor Avenue Community Center (Friday). Phone and virtual appointments are also available. 

Office of Community & Veterans Affairs

Veterans Service Officer Cyndi Wollack is available for in-person appointments at the Izaak Walton Center or Senior Center. Phone or virtual appointments are also available.  

Department of Emergency Services

Emergency Services volunteers have transitioned to a 24-hour staffing model in order to facilitate a quicker response to free up first responders faster, and be available for incidents that are shorter in duration.

Department of Human Services

The Township Food Pantry is open six days a week for in-person shopping or curbside pickup. Pantry users may call ahead to place orders by referencing the shopping list below. Staff will bring supplies to the vehicles. Donations for the pantry can be dropped off or picked up from the Town Hall, Senior Center or the pantry.

Shopping List (English)
Lista de Compras (Español)

Food Pantry – Most Needed Items (English)
Despensa de Alimentos – Artículos Más Necesarios (Español)

Mental Health Board

The TIDE Transportation Program continues to operate normally. 

Department of Youth & Family Services

Bilingual therapists are available for phone or virtual appointments by calling the Town Hall. The Open Gym program will resume July 6 and run through August 7 at the Izaak Walton Center and Reserve. The program will be conducted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1PM - 4PM. The Township's Summer Tutoring Program will be conducted virtually. Please call (630) 483-5799 for questions regarding department programs and services.


Useful Links & Resources:

CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Frequently Asked Questions.

CDC: How to Protect Yourself. 

State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response