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Glen Ellyn Business Resource During COVID-19

*This page was last updated on Thursday, March 18.

COVID-19 Resource

The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to be a resource during this difficult time. Please view the following emails shared with Chamber members regarding COVID-19. To download click the title of the article.

5.18.2021 New Executive Order from Governor Pritzker re mask requirements (5-17-2021)


3.18.2021 Breaking News - Gov. Pritzker Announces Metrics-Based Pathway for Illinois to Fully Reopen; Expands Vaccine Eligibility to All Residents 16+ on April 12


8.14.2020 Glen Ellyn Chamber Members Stay Informed on Breaking News for your Business


5.18.2020 The State of Illinois releases industry-specific guidelines to ensure safe reopening during Phase 3


5.18.2020 A Digital Resource For Reopening Your Business


5.17.2020 New- DuPage Grant Opens Tomorrow, 3 New Tax Credits, A Message from the Il Chamber President, Glen Ellyn and the Restore Ill Plan


5.5.2020  Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois: A Five-Phase Plan of Reopening Illinois


5.4.2020  Modifications of the Stay at Home Executive Order - As updated on May 2, 2020

4.28.2020 New Grant Program from WorkNet DuPage Available to All Illinois Businesses


4.27.2020 Small Business Administration accepting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications for the new round of funding beginning today, Monday April 27 starting at 10:30 am


4.24.2020 Modifications to the Extended Stay At Home Order From Governor Pritzer


4.20.2020  Save Small Business Fund Grants, Non-Profit PPP Sign-on Letter to Congress, Independent Contractor Resources Guide Document


4.14.2020 Updates from the SBA, IRS & Business Development Center at COD


4.3.2020 Paycheck Protection Program, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans, Employee Retention Tax Credit , Economic Impact Payments


3.30.2020 CARES ACT- Paycheck Protection Program, Small Business Debt Relief, Injury Loans & Grants, Counseling, Biz Tax Provisions, Facebook Biz Grant


3.26.2020 Hospitality Grant, Emergency Small Biz Loan, Income Tax Extension, HR Posting Requirements, Child Care for Essential Workers, OSHA Guidance


3.25.2020 Understanding How to Operate Your Business Under the Executive Order


3.25.2020 Economy & Community News from your US & IL Representatives


3.22.2020 Understanding Pritzker’s Executive Order for your Home and Community


3.20.2020 Legal Resources Emergency Family & Medical Leave, Force Majeure, Unemployment Rules, Biz Insurance Interruption Coverage


3.20.2020 Governor: SBA Loan Eligibility, Sales Tax Deferral for Bars and Restaurants, New Grocery Hours for Seniors, Expanded Health Care Services, Unemployment & Food Assistance 


3.19.2020 Business Development Center: Business Owner Options & employees, Local Utilities 


3.16.2020 Economic Injury Disaster Loan, DECO Survey, Stay Informed through the Village, County & State, Guidance for Businesses and Employers from the US Chamber 

Support Local Businesses

This is a very crucial time for our small business owners. Our local businesses, need us now more than ever. Participate in the following programs.

Glen Ellyn Dine at Home Program
Curbside pick-up and delivery options are available. To view participating restaurants visit


Glen Ellyn Shop, Pop, Go
Support our retailers by shopping local on their on-line stores or social media.  Purchase a gift card or buy an item for future use. To view stores specific details visit


Donate & Volunteer to Local Non-Profits
Visit the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry at
Visit DuPage County’s Volunteer Portal at


Local Essential Businesses
Essential Business are critical to our community. Please note the Essential Business description described by Executive Order Note Senior Hours for many businesses.  Please contact via phone or email, as many of these companies are working remotely.  To view Glen Ellyn Essential Services in detail visit


All Non-Essential Businesses are encouraged to continue operations remotely with a “Minimum Basic Operations” provided that employees comply with Social Distancing Requirements to carry out such operations: The minimum necessary activities to maintain the value of the business’s inventory, preserve the condition of the business’s physical plant and equipment, ensure security, process payroll and employee benefits, or related functions, as well as, the minimum necessary activities to facilitate employees of the business being able to continue to work remotely from their residences.

How Can We Help?

The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce wants to be a resource for you during these difficult times. Please reach out to use with any questions or concerns.

Village Updates

For Village updates on COVID-19 visit their website click below.

DuPage County Updates

For DuPage County updates on COVID-19 visit their website click below.

State of Illinois Updates

For the State of Illinois updates on COVID-19 visit their website click below.

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