From the Webmaster: It’s mitigation time again, Bolingbrook! (Mixed)


Bad news, Bolingbrook residents:  Due to the rising COVID-19 Positivity rate in Kankakee and Will Counties, IDPH imposed mitigation measures on Region 7, which includes Bolingbrook.  In addition to Clow UFO Base remaining sealed off from human visitors, the following measure will take effect on Wednesday:

Bars:

  • All bars close at 11:00pm
  • No indoor service
  • All bar patrons should be seated at tables outside
  • No ordering, seating, or congregating at the bar (bar stools should be removed)
  • Tables should be 6 feet apart
  • No standing or congregating indoors or outdoors while waiting for a table or exiting
  • No dancing or standing indoors
  • Reservations required for each party
  • No seating of multiple parties at one table

Restaurants:

  • All restaurants close at 11:00pm
  • No indoor dining or bar service
  • Tables should be 6 feet apart
  • No standing or congregating indoors or outdoors while waiting for a table or exiting
  • Reservations required for each party
  • No seating of multiple parties at one table

Meetings, Social Events, and Gatherings:

  • Limit to lesser of 25 guests or 25% of overall room capacity
  • No party buses
  • Gaming and Casinos close at 11:00pm, are limited to 25 percent capacity, and follow mitigations for bars and restaurants, if applicable

Should the village have resumed its Wednesday Night Concert Series?  It’s too late for second-guessing now.  Instead, let’s do our part by practicing physical distancing, wearing a mask in public when distancing isn’t an option, and wash our hands.  We’ve done this before, and we can do it again!