Information on Face Coverings

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

MAY 1- Governor Pritzker has mandated all individuals wear a cloth face covering beginning May 1st. See the below information from the CDC.

How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering and make one at home from CDC

Cloth face coverings should: 

  • fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
  • be secured with ties or ear loops
  • include multiple layers of fabric
  • allow for breathing without restriction
  • be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to shape

IDPH Guidance on the Use of Masks by the General Public.
US Surgeon General Demonstrating How to Make a Cloth Face Covering
State of Illinois FAQs for Businesses Concerning Use of Face-Coverings

Slow the Spread, but NOT the 2020 Census Response Rate! Hanover Park Distributes Protective Face Coverings and Promotes the Census

May 8- The Village of Hanover Park has combined two key initiatives, the 2020 Hanover Park Census Response Rate and the health of residents, into one ambitious community outreach project. The Slow the Spread, but NOT the 2020 Census Response Rate is an initiative to promote the importance of getting all Hanover Park residents to respond to the 2020 census and help to keep residents safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Village of Hanover Park has purchased 5,000 protective face coverings that are being placed in 2020 Census promotional packaging. The packages are labeled with information on how to respond to the 2020 Census as well as phone numbers for multiple languages if residents need help to complete the census.The masks are being distributed by members of the Hanover Park Complete Count Committee and other area community partners. Mayor Rod Craig, Trustee Herb Porter and Village Clerk Eira Corral Sepulveda delivered the protective face covering to the following organizations for distribution to their constituents:

Women Infants Children (CEDA)
1515 E. Lake Street, Suite 204
Hanover Park, IL  60133
Elgin Family Care Center
1515 E. Lake Street, Ste. 100
Elgin, IL 60120

Centro de Informacion
2380 Glendale Terrace #8
Hanover Park, IL  60133
Hanover Township on Astor Avenue
7431 Astor Avenue
Hanover Park, IL 60133
St. Ansgar Catholic Church
2040 Laurel Ave.
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Evangel Church
5700 Bartels Rd.
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Midwest Islamic Center
1081 W. Irving Park Road
Schaumburg, IL  60193
Christ Presbyterian Church
6900 Barrington Rd.
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Church of St. Columba
1800 Irving Park Rd.
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Tanglewood Homeowners Association
1211 Catalina Drive
Hanover Park, IL  60133
Mission Church
82 Stratford Dr.
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

The Village of Hanover Park received grant funding from the National League of Cities (NLC) Census Rapid Response Grant program. The focus of the census promotion was placed in Hanover Park’s Hard to Count (HTC) census tracts to promote higher rates of response and to help keep residents safe.