COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Hanover Park Small Business Assistance Program

The Village of Hanover Park is excited to announce it’s COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program!  

  • Outdoor Dining
  • Free branded signage
  • Website and Google business assistance

Reopening

As June 26, all regions of the state are now in Phase 4 (Revitalization) of the “Restore Illinois” plan. For a region of the state to move into Phase 5 (Illinois Restored) a vaccine or effective treatment must be made available or the state must have seen an elimination of new cases over a sustained period of time through herd immunity or other factors.

With the entire state entering Phase 4 today, Governor JB Pritzker signed a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation (available via this link) extending the statewide disaster declaration through Saturday, July 25, 2020. 

Additionally, Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-43 (available via this link)which supersedes the previous order (available via this link) to reflect the changes in Phase 4.   See the State Guidance on Reopening for more information.  Information is presented for multiple industries.

If you are planning on reopening under the new rules, please make sure to clean and disinfect your facility in accordance with CDC guidelines.

State of Illinois FAQs for Businesses Concerning Use of Face-Coverings

The Village of Hanover Park is working to assist our businesses.  In addition to resources posted here, please visit the Village’s main COVID-19 page - information is updated frequently, so please check regularly.

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    Phone: 630-823-5780

Struggling to get started? 

The following questions might help point you in the right direction with help from the Small Business Administration. Do you need:

Help For Businesses:

The Village has temporarily modified sign regulations to convey information regarding business hours and delivery/pick-up options.  For permitting, please contact Inspectional Services.  Permit fees will be waived for temporary banners.  Sandwich board signs are temporarily permitted.  Businesses may also use temporary window signs.  Packaged liquor pick-up is allowed with food orders for licensed businesses.

Please note, some of the below may overlap.  For example, some of the various agencies may also provide financial resources in addition to the resources listed under the "Financial Resources" page.

FINANCIAL RESOURCES:

  • Grants, loans, taxes, and special programs
  • Support for employers and employees
  • Protection for paychecks, rent, mortgage, eviction
  • Includes more than $90 Million in small business support from the State

FOOD-RELATED BUSINESS RESOURCES:

  • Restaurants, bar and grills, grocery stores, liquor establishments

Shop Local: LOCAL RESTAURANTS OPEN FOR BUSINESS:

  • List (with address, phone, website, hours)
  • Map of Restaurants Showing Delivery Options
  • Hanover Park Business Directory

LINKS TO VARIOUS AGENCIES:

  • Federal, State, Regional, Local, etc.
  • Health resources
  • Free business assistance and counseling

SEMINARS & WEBINARS FOR GUIDANCE:

  • Stay informed – list of upcoming seminars and webinars updated regularly
  • Links to taped videos

TECHNOLOGY:

  • Info about free/low-cost video conferencing options
  • Info about how to use Digital invoicing, online payment options

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES:

  • Programs, loans, grants, resources for small businesses

Non-Profit and Cultural Resources:

  • Resources and grants for non-profit and cultural institutions.

Public Health Resources:

World Health Organization - Getting Your Workplace Ready For COVID-19
Illinois Department of Public Health- Workplace Health and Safety Guidance for Employees and Staff of Businesses

Please check the State and Federal Governments’ public health websites for important updates and resources:

CDC Coronavirus Disease Website
IDPH Coronavirus Disease Website

Additionally, check your County’s public health websites for additional local information.

Dupage County Coronvirus Website
Cook County Coronavirus Website

If you don’t know which county you live in, please click on the property search on the right of your screen or click here.  

Please be aware that Village officials are closely monitoring the situation in conjunction with County, State, and Federal officials.  County, State, and Federal agencies may be issuing guidance or orders independently of the Village.