Restore Illinois Updates
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Chicago Southland CVB is here to help keep visitors and travelers informed. Please review the helpful information below:
Restore Illinois: Phase 4
The State of Illinois is currently in Phase 4 of Governor JB Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan. Under Phase 4, many more businesses will be able to re-open and employees can return to work. In addition to industries that were included in Phase 3, businesses such as zoos, museums, theaters, performing arts centers and more are now permitted to re-open under industry-specific guidelines. Additionally, groups of 50 or fewer will be permitted to gather.
Each of the following industries has specific guidelines that must be followed:
- Restaurants and Bars
- Indoor and Outdoor Recreation
- Youth and Recreational Sports
- Health and Fitness Centers
- Personal Care Services
- Service Counters
For a full list of industry-specific guidelines, please click here. As a reminder, the state encourages all residents to maintain compliance with ongoing public health guidelines, including face coverings, washing hands regularly and practicing social distancing.
Chicago Southland Restaurants
Chicago Southland restaurants continue to offer pick-up/delivery options, and are now able to offer indoor and outdoor dining at a limited capacity. Please call ahead to confirm dining availability with each restaurant. For a complete list of dining options in the Chicago Southland, please click here.
Please note: due to current COVID-19 restrictions, restaurants in Will County are closed for indoor dining and bar service. Please call ahead to verify availability with individual establishments.
Chicago Southland Hotels
Hotels in the Chicago Southland area are following brand guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety procedures. We have included these guidelines in hotel listings throughout our website. Not all hotels have submitted their procedures. For any additional questions or concerns, we encourage visitors to contact hotels directly. Please click here to view accommodations in the Chicago Southland area.
While there are many unknowns in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chicago Southland CVB must do our best to create a recovery plan and use our resources wisely to benefit the Chicago Southland. Our recovery plan includes sales and marketing goals and tactics as well as a tourism partner call to action list. To read our recovery plan, please click here.