As the greater Champaign County area seeks to prioritize the health and safety of our community, we are monitoring business availability as well as closures, community resources, event cancellations, postponements and modifications.
Stay tuned to this as updates are received. We continue to encourage the support of our local businesses and hospitality industry through options available. Please note that carry-out and curbside pick-up options are available at participating restaurants, as well as visitation to outdoor parks and forest preserves while still following social distancing guidelines.
We encourage patrons to follow their favorite spots on social media for updates or call for more information. Please note, we are updating information as quickly as we receive it.
We strongly recommend you call the individual business for confirmation of availability. The site will serve as a hub for Champaign County businesses to access resources, including re-opening guidelines, sample age, PPE suppliers, local cleaning companies, local printers and more. Champaign County Chamber of Commerce —Assistance for members and the business community.
New mitigation efforts from the State of Illinois' Restore Illinois resurgence plan are affecting restaurant operations. This includes no indoor dining, limits of gatherings up to 25 people, and other guidelines to help curb the spread of COVID For a full breakdown of tier 1 mitigations.
Blue Dragonfly Catering Meals for Four, call or order to info bluedragonflycatering. Classic Events Catering Daily specials for two; info classiceventscatering. Dish Passionate Weekly special menus, free delivery; order online. Champaign Park District —District parks remain open for walking, hiking, running and biking as long as park users comply with social distancing requirements. Leonhard Recreation Center open. Reservations not required. Outdoor amenities will remain open including playgrounds, basketball courts, and tennis nets at Clark Park, Hessel Park, Lindsay Courts, and Sunset Ridge Park, which will stay up throughout the winter season.
Until further notice, pavilion or shelter rentals will be reserved for groups of 10 or under. Urbana Park District — District parks remain open for walking, hiking, running and biking as long as park users comply with social distancing requirements. Urbana Park District indoor activity will be opening as Covid s improve. Champaign County Forest Preserve District —The Champaign County forest preserves will remain open for hiking, dog walking, fishing, and other outdoor recreational activities.
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Museum of the Grand Prairie hours will be Tue-Sat and visitors will be limited to 25 at a time, by reservation. Homer Lake Interpretive Center hours will be Tue-Fri and visitors will be limited to 10 at a time. Full-capacity is expected to begin May 1. Golf course opening March 1, weather permitting and tee-times required. Elliott Counseling Group —Free online emotional support; call Melanie Sivley Counseling —Helping manage your mental health.
Smart Recovery —Online self-help addiction resources. Khan Academy —Free online learning. Illini Tutoring —Tutoring via video chat; sharing videos about developing executive function skills, specially tailored to trauma recovery and resilience. Sylvan Learning Center —Virtual tutoring sessions; e-learning homework support and classic Sylvan lessons. Atkins Tennis Center —Outdoor courts available by reservation beginning June 1.
Beck Training —Free at home workouts.
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up online. Crunch Fitness —Reopen. Karyn Claflin —Meditation and mindfulness exercises. Les Mills —Free access to over workouts.
Life Fitness —Free online workouts. Savoy Recreation Center —Closed until further notice. Soccer Planet Outdoor soccer clinics June 8-July Ebertfest —Planned for September Boneyard Arts Festival —Postponed to later date. Champaign County History Museum —Open for 1-hour reserved visits. Cinema Gallery -- Normal hours, Wed-Sat Face masks and social distancing will be required, and visitors will be limited to no more than 7 in the gallery at one time.
Giertz Gallery at Parkland College —Digital format through spring with online exhibitions, resources, and programming from the gallery.
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Gilbert Gallery -- Open Wed-Sat Rescheduled dates will be announced in the future. Krannert Art Museum —An online ticketing portal is open at go. A reservation is required for entry.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts —All performances for the remainder of the semester have been canceled; tours, other events, Krannert Uncorked all canceled, and the Promenade Showcase Gift Shop, Intermezzo Cafe, and Stage 5 bar closed until further notice; The Ticket Office counter will be closed for business until further notice; business will only take place by phone at Museum of the Grand Prairie —Museum of the Grand Prairie hours will be Tue-Sat and visitors will be limited to 25 at a time, by reservation.
Orpheum Children's Science Museum —Closed permanently. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College —Closed until further notice, virtual programming available online. State Farm Center —All events canceled or postponed until further notice.
Learn More. Businesses are also asked to take the Champaign County Safe Pledge. Businesses can complete the pledge online and upon review, will be added to a. Businesses can then post their ed pledge in their windows to show their commitment to the health and safety of employees and customers.
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