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COVID-19 Info - Includes City Cancellations

Post Date:03/12/2020 5:05 PM

This is an update regarding the City's response to the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus). As stated before, for the most up-to-date information on the virus itself, recommended practices, etc., please visit the website of one of these trusted health agencies:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Illinois Department of Public Health
McLean County Health Department

As of today, the City is canceling the following events and programs. When possible, we will work to reschedule in the future:

  • The Guns & Hoses hockey game at Grossinger Motors Arena, scheduled for March 13

  • The Lauren Daigle show at Grossinger Motors Arena, scheduled for March 14

  • The Indoor Farmers Market at Grossinger Motors Arena, scheduled for March 21

  • The BCPA will be closed through April 12

  • The City's Senior and S.O.A.R. programs administered through the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts department will be closed through April 12. This includes the Senior Center in Miller Park

  • Business travel by City employees is not permitted through April 12

  • Select Boards and Commissions meetings may be canceled between now and April 12; check the City's website calendar for cancellations when/if they become available.

People registered for Senior and S.O.A.R. programs through the Parks department will receive credit on their accounts for canceled programs. People that have tickets to canceled events at the Arena and/or BCPA will be contacted with more information.

Please keep in mind that the City provides online and over-the-phone bill pay and other services in many instances.


There will be further communication if/when more updates become available.

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