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Library Re-Opening Plans and COVID-19

Library staff have been working hard to figure out our reopening plans and how to keep everyone safe.

We have come up with a four phase plan to slowly start resuming services. Phase one has begun and our book drops are officially open! We will begin Curbside Pickup and the rest of Phase 2 on June 1. All item due dates have been extended until June 15. All fees will be waived until August 31.

Please note, this plan may change at anytime based on guidelines given by the Governor’s office and the CDC. Check our website, social media or sign-up for our weekly eNews for updates.

 Thank you for understanding, as the health and safety of our staff and our cardholders is our number one priority.

Click here to view our full re-opening plan. 

Don’t forget, the Library has several streaming and downloadable collections, including books, movies and music, which are all accessible from home computers and devices.

For more information on COVID-19 and precautions you can take, please visit the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov.

Coronavirus - Get help and answers

Get help & answers

Will County Health Department cornoavirus hotline:
Call 815-740-8977
Open Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Illinois Department of Public Health coronavirus hotline
Call 800-889-3931
Email dph.sick@illinois.gov

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Communicable Diseases
Call 217-782-2016 (during business hours)
Call 800-782-7860 (after hours)

Will County Health Department
Call 815-727-8480
Email info@willcountyhealth.org

Health Organizations - Information and Updates

Info & updates

Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC)
The main U.S. federal agency monitoring and responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak with frequently updated information for health practitioners, researchers, and the general public. 

Illinois Department of Public Health – Coronavirus
Coronavirus information specific to Illinois.

Will County Health Department
Coronavirus information specific to Will County.

Kendall County Community Health
Coronavirus information specific to Kendall County.

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
Information and updated news from District 202.

World Health Organization (WHO)
The WHO is the leading international health agency helping to coordinate the global response to the coronavirus outbreak. This site offers global news updates, helpful videos, and answers to common questions.

Resources for more information

Resources for more info

Coronavirus Scams: What the FTC is doing
FTC recommendations for avoiding scams surrounding the Coronavirus. Keep Calm and Avoid Scams.

Guide for Consumers Struggling to Repay Their Debt
Provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

National Institutes of Health
A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services providing updated information and links concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus.

National Library of Medicine
Provides background on coronaviruses, along with updated information and links concerning the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Published by the nonprofit Society for Science & the Public this page is dedicated to the coronavirus outbreak.

Time – COVID-19
Curated stories regarding the virus from Time magazine.

Will County Center for Economic Development
he Will County CED is committed to ensuring that Will County’s business community has the latest information on the impacts of COVID-19 and the  resources to help businesses respond. 

Social Media to Follow

Social Media to Follow

Will County Health Department

Illinois Department of Public Health

Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)


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