COVID-19 INFORMATION & RESOURCES
The City of Aurora remains in consistent contact health experts regarding the COVID-19 Coronavirus and continues to take proactive action to prepare for the well-being of our residents. This website will be updated daily with pertinent information for the local area. Follow @CityofAuroraIL on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and @CityofAuroraILEspanol on Facebook in Spanish for additional information.
MASK UP, AURORA!
In an effort to make sure every Auroran has a mask to wear, Mayor Richard C. Irvin launched the campaign. Through a generous donation from the Willie Wilson Foundation, high-quality disposable masks are available for free:
ASSISTANCE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Our senior citizens and vulnerable populations are at a higher risk for severe illness because of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Aurora is collaborating with senior services providers in each county to distribute information on services available to our seniors at this time, including shopping and medication assistance. A number of grocery stores have also dedicated special shopping hours just for senior citizens and vulnerable populations. Click HERE for the senior citizens’ assistance page.
SUPPORTING LOCAL RESTAURANTS
Check out the #AuroraEats list HERE and let’s support our Aurora restaurants! There are options for all tastebuds and with multiple options for take-out, curbside and/or delivery! www.aurora-il.org/restaurants
GRANTS & LOANS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
To provide aid for small businesses in Illinois that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, the State of Illinois has announced two financial assistance programs for small businesses: the Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund and the Hospitality Emergency Grant Program. To learn more and apply, click HERE.
Visit the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce for additional financial resources for businesses, click HERE.
Visit Invest Aurora’s Business Resource Site for additional financial resources, click HERE.
Who should you call and what should you do if you think you have symptoms of COVID-19? Click here.
Center for Disease Control
State of Illinois - Governor’s Office
Illinois Department of Public Health
DuPage County Health Department
Kane County Health Department
Kendall County Health Department
Will County Health Department