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Cook County Government - Toni Preckwinkle - Cook County Board President

Bureau of Economic Development | June 10, 2020

Community Recover Initiative

Register for our Thursday, June 11th and Friday, June 12th Webinars

Webinars scheduled for this week offering valuable information about reopening in Illinois. 





June 11, 2020

10:00 am CDT

Safe to reopen: Proper Disinfecting and Instilling Confidence Illinois Restaurant Association Register Here

June 12, 2020

10:00 am CDT

Reopening in Illinois Community Recovery Initiative - Cook County and Partners Register Here


Phase Three - Restore Illinois

Find out more:

  • Read the letter from the State of Illinois here

For businesses and residents with any COVID-19 questions or concerns call 708-633-3319 (M-F: 9 am – 4 pm) or by email

Apply for the Cook County Community Recovery Fund

Applications are open until Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 11:59 am.

If you are a Suburban Cook County small business or independent contractor, check eligibility requirements, ask questions, and access the loan application here.


County's Technical Assistance Program Helps Small Businesses Get $3 Million in Loan Approvals for Paycheck Protection Program

Get FREE assistance, attend a webinar, or connect to a lender through the Cook County Community Recovery Technical Assistance program. 

With more than $110 Billion still available and a 24-week extension to spend funding from the forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loan, small businesses, independent contractors, and nonprofits in need of support due to COVID-19 are encouraged to apply. For more information about the:

  • Technical Assistance Program visit us online
  • Paycheck Protection Program and educational webinars and more visit us online here
  • Accessing our information in English, Hindi, Spanish, Polish, Mandarin, and more visit us here
Webinar Partners


Returning to work guidelines:

General forms:

Help for procuring Personal Protective Equipment for your business:

Sector Resources



Nonprofits (example reopening plan):