The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced fully adopting updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) masking recommendations to protect against COVID-19 and the Delta variant. CDC recommends that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, wear a mask in public indoor setting in areas with substantial and high transmission.
This site provides an integrated, county view of key data for monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. It allows for the exploration of standardized data across the country.
COVID-19 Vaccine information from Cook County Health Department
Genetic variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been emerging and circulating around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Viruses constantly change through mutation. A variant has one or more mutations that differentiate it from other variants in circulation. As expected, multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been documented in the United States and globally
In these times of uncertainty in America, whether due to natural disaster, a terrorist-related event, or an accident, public safety is a matter of utmost concern to Mayor Ronald M. Serpico and the Village of Melrose Park. Our Department and the Village are preparing, and equipping, for threats to public safety that may occur. Keeping you and your family safe, and providing resources and contacts for you to be able to make informed decisions, is the essence of Public Safety in Melrose Park.
Therefore, the Mission of the Melrose Park Public Safety is three fold, first is to provide to the community of Melrose Park a competent, professional well trained group of volunteers able to respond to any emergency situation that may require our assistance. Secondly is to provide to the residents of Melrose Park Dissemination of emergency preparedness and public information to lessen the impact from emergencies and to help the public be better prepared in the event of disaster or emergency. Third to provide emergency response and mutual aid help to our surrounding towns, and as well as emergency response and mutual aid to MABAS Division XX.
We are the Departments of Homeland Security and Public Safety.
Public safety is a matter of utmost concern to Mayor Ronald M. Serpico and the Village of Melrose Park, whether it be extreme weather to terrorist attacks, our department and the Village are preparing, and equipping, for threats to public safety that may occur. Keeping you and your family safe, and providing resources and information for you to be able to make informed decisions, is the essence of Public Safety in Melrose Park
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing illness in people, and others that circulate among animals, including camels, cats, and bats. Rarely animal coronaviruses can evolve and infect people and then spread between people. Human coronaviruses are common throughout the world and commonly cause mild to moderate illness in people worldwide. However, the emergence of novel (new) coronaviruses, such as SARS and MERS, have been associated with more severe respiratory illness.
For the most current information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website– COVID-19.
The Public Information pages will give you information about Winter & Summer Emergencies, our Outdoor Warning System, life safety programs like Stop the Bleed as well other important info on Special Thearts, including Chemical Threats, Radiological Events, Bioterrorism and More.
The Village of Melrose Park uses the Everbridge Mass Notification System to provide effective information to the residents of Melrose Park. This Mass Notification system helps notify residents about severe weather, water main breaks, road closures, and more. This helps bridge the communication gap within the Village and it's residents. Sign Up Today.
Smart911 helps emergency dispatchers know more about you when you dial 911. It shows medical history, family members and address. This also helps first responders more about you to help their treatment in times of need.
Please visit Melrose Park and experience a unique community that takes you back to a time when life was less complicated and a lot friendlier. If you have any questions, please call 708 343-4000. Hope to see you soon.
The Melrose Park Fire Department serves a population of approximately 25,400 in an area measuring 5.5 square miles. The men and women of the Melrose Park Fire Department are dedicated to the protection of life and property in their community.
We believe by working in partnership with the community we can create a community where residents and visitors can work, play, and relax in a safe environment.
The Melrose Park Public Library focuses on meeting the educational, informational, and cultural needs of the racially and economically diverse community of Melrose Park, Illinois.
The Cook County Department of Emergency Management & Regional Security (DEMRS) works for the more than five million residents of the second largest county in the United States.