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COVID-19 Response

The City of Highland Park is committed to providing consistent communication to our local business community and all residents.

Region 9 (Lake & MCHenry Counties) is currently operating under Tier 2 mitigations. 
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced that Region 9 (Lake and McHenry Counties) has met the requirements necessary to move to Tier 2 of resurgence mitigations. The chart below from the Governor's office highlights the primary differences between the three tiers. Most notably, in Tier 2 recreational activities are now allowed the lesser of 25 guests or 25% of overall capacity both indoors and outdoors, including sports. In order to move to Tier 1 mitigations, a region must meet test positivity and hospital capacity metrics. We are headed in the right direction! Let's keep moving forward by practicing the 3 Ws: wear a mask, watch your distance, and wash your hands. More information is available at

Tier Comparison Chart

COVID-19 Response Links:
Learn about the City's COVID-19 response here.
Learn about Tier 3 Mitigations (in effect from November 20, 2020 until further notice) here
Find vaccine information here
View the COVID-19 FAQ here.
Read about Phase 4 (Revitalization) here.
Learn about face coverings and download flyers, graphics, and patterns here.