COVID-19: Information & Resources

COVID19_Information and Resources

Current Mitigation Phase Restrictions

The City of Wheaton is part of Region 8 under the state's Restore Illinois Plan, which includes DuPage and Kane counties. Wheaton is currently in Tier 2 of the state’s Restore Illinois Mitigation Plan. Current restrictions mandate:

  • No indoor service at restaurants/bars
  • For outdoor tables, tables must be at least 6 feet apart and no more than 6 people per table
  • Reservations required for outdoor dining
  • Limit of 10 people for meetings, social events, gatherings (both indoor & outdoor); this does not apply to students participating in in-person classroom learning or sports
  • Recreation & sporting facilities limited to lesser of 25 guests or 25% of overall room capacity, both indoors or outdoors
  • No groups of more than 10 for organized group recreational activities (including sports and fitness centers); multiple groups allowed if separated by impermeable barriers and within overall facility capacity limits
  • Face coverings required at all times at fitness centers
  • Sports should follow guidelines set by state

For full information from the Illinois Department of Public Health on its Tier 2 Resurgence Mitigations, see the IDPH website.

Governor JB Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan calls for reopening the state in five phases after meeting key benchmarks.  Details regarding the plan and current statistics can be viewed at https://www.dph.illinois.gov/restore.

Updates for the Community

In addition to the City's website, the City provides timely updates regarding COVID-19 through Facebook, Twitter and Email Updates

COVID-19 Cases in Wheaton

Data provided by DuPage County Health Department
Week of New Cases Total Cases Total Deaths (cumulative)
March 15 - 21 5 5 0
March 22 - 28 9 14 0
March 29 - April 4 12 26 0
April 5 - 11 12 38 2
April 12 - 18 15 53 5
April 19 - 25 26 79 7
April 26 - May 2 24 103 11
May 3 - 9 19 122 15
May 10 - 16 28 150 17
May 17 - 23 34 184 17
May 24 - 30 33 217 18
May 31 - June 6 16 233 19
June 7 - 13 18 251 20
June 14 - 20 13 264 20
June 21 - 27 17 281 21
June 28 - July 4 16 297 21
July 5 - 11 16 313 22
July 12 - 18 33 346 22
July 19 - 25 58 404 22
July 26 - Aug. 1 28 432 22
Aug. 2 - 8 51 483 22
Aug. 9 - 15 31 514 22
Aug. 16 - 22 39 553 23
Aug. 23 - 29 34 587 23
Aug. 30 - Sept. 5 45 632 23
Sept. 6 - 12 39 671 23
Sept. 13 - 19 41 712 25
Sept. 20 - 26 29 741 25
Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 37 778 25
Oct. 4 - 10 32 810 26
Oct. 11 - 17 67 877 26
Oct. 18 - 24 118 995 27
Oct. 25 - 31 154 1149 28
Nov. 1 - 7 283 1432 28
Nov. 8 - 14 382 1814 30
Nov. 15 - 21 250 2064 31
Nov. 22 - 28 259 2323 34
Nov. 29 - Dec. 5 303 2626 35
Dec. 6 - 12 182 2808 38
Dec. 13 - 19 168 2976 42
Dec. 20 - 26 112 3088 45
Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, 2021 130 3218 46
Jan. 3 - 9 144 3362 48
Jan. 10 - 16 133 3495 49

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccines

The DuPage County Health Department is the local resource for information on the planning and distribution of vaccines in DuPage County. 

City Services

Changes in Place at City Facilities 

city hall signCity Hall and the Wheaton Police Department lobby are open with several changes in place for the safety of the community and City staff.

Face coverings are required for all visitors to City Hall and the Police Department. Please be sure to put on a face covering before entering either facility.

If you or a family member are ill, please refrain from visiting City Hall. If you or a family member are ill and need to visit the Police Department, please use the call box near the front door, and let the staff member know of this circumstance. A staff member will meet you outside to assist you.

Residents can also make utility bill payments, pay parking tickets and submit general City bill payments and much more on the City’s website at www.wheaton.il.us/billpay. Or, use the drive-through drop box just west of City Hall (the entrance is off of Wesley Street) for submitting City bills (no other U.S. mail, please).

Board & Commission Meetings

Boards and commissions are required to follow state mandates that limit the number of people in attendance at a meeting. Some boards/commissions are meeting in a combined virtual/in-person setup, while others are meeting entirely virtually.   

Please see the agendas page or City Calendar for specific information on upcoming meetings.