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DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts

May 9, 2020 Total cases in DuPage County residents 4,520, including 247 deaths * Data are provisional as of 11:00am 5/9/2020 and subject to change. Since May 9, 2020 there are 142 new cases of COVID-19 in DuPage County including 10 deaths of persons with COVID-19 infection reported: • 1 […]

 
 

Annual plant sale

Annual plant sale

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The Garden Club of Villa Park held its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 2. One year ago, the club held its sale outside of the Villa Park Historical Museum, near the Illinois Prairie Path. The club intended to hold this year’s sale at the same location, […]

 
 

A birthday drive-up

A birthday drive-up

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Rick and Sherry Serio wished their grandson, Lincoln Miller, a happy birthday on Friday, April 24, in Villa Park. Lincoln celebrated his third birthday at his home on Van Buren Street. His grandparents, who live in Oak Park, decorated their vehicle and stopped by Lincoln’s home on […]

 
 

Closed for the rest of the school year

Closed for the rest of the school year

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Like all other K-12 schools in Illinois, Willowbrook High School in Villa Park will be closed to on-site instruction for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. Gov. JB Pritzker announced on Friday, April 17, that the state’s school buildings would be closed for the remainder of […]

 
 

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Case Counts

April 18, 2020 Total cases in DuPage County residents: 1,661 (322 outbreak-associated** and 1,339 nonoutbreak-associated cases), including 83 deaths Total Willowbrook long-term care facility outbreak-associated cases: 54 (35 residents and 19 staff), including 10 deaths * Data are provisional as of 11:00am 4/18/2020 and subject to change. **Outbreak-associated cases are […]

 
 

Mobile egg hunt

Mobile egg hunt

CHRIS FOX PHOTOS The Villa Park Parks and Recreation Department normally holds its Bites with the Bunny event at the Iowa Community Center just before Easter. This year’s gathering at the community center was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the parks and recreation department managed to bring some […]

 
 

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County Coronavirus Disease

Daily COVID-19 Case Counts* for DuPage County Coronavirus Disease

April 12, 2020 (COVID-19) Case Counts* in DuPage County, 2020 Total cases in DuPage County residents 1,165 (161 outbreak-associated** and 1,004 nonoutbreak-associated cases), including 48 deaths Total Willowbrook long-term care facility outbreak-associated cases 53 (34 residents and 19 staff), including 9 deaths *Data are provisional as of 11:00am 4/12/2020 and […]

 
 

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) update

DuPage County Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) update

Case Counts* in DuPage County, 2020 Total cases in DuPage County residents total 1,009 (153 outbreak-associated** and 856 nonoutbreak-associated cases), including 39 deaths Willowbrook long-term care facility outbreak-associated cases 51 (34 residents and 17 staff), including 8 deaths *Data are provisional as of 11:00am 4/10/2020 and subject to change. **Outbreak-associated […]

 
 

Waiting to return…

Waiting to return…

CHRIS FOX PHOTO Like all other restaurants in Illinois, Simon’s Restaurant in Villa Park is closed to dine-in service because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. JB Pritzker ordered all restaurants to close dine-in service, starting at the end of business on March 16. That closure will run through at least […]

 
 

Food for students

Food for students

CHRIS FOX PHOTO District 88 has joined School District 45, Salt Creek School District 48 and Addison School District 4 to provide meals to students while school buildings are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteers have distributed thousands of meals—free of charge—to all residents up to the age of […]