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The Village is joining the county and state in removing COVID-19 capacity limits and most restrictions that have been in place for more than a year to help limit the spread of the highly contagious virus.
The Oak Park Police Department is stepping up July Fourth traffic enforcement, focusing on impaired and unbuckled drivers.
Oak Park Public Health officials are working closely with the state and federal agencies managing the COVID-19 coronavirus response to make sure residents have the information they need. Click read more for the latest news.
The Village of Oak Park is joining communities across the country and around the world in recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Pride Month throughout June.
The Oak Park Farmers’ Market returns for its 46th season on Sat., May 22, back in its regular location in the Pilgrim Church parking lot at 460 Lake St., one block west of Ridgeland Avenue.
The Oak Park Fire Department has begun testing fire hydrants as part of a routine procedure that is expected to continue into early June to ensure proper operations of these vital emergency response devices.
Oak Park’s online block party registration portal is set to reopen on Mon., May 3 with COVID-19 restrictions in place based on local public health guidelines, including wearing masks and proper social distancing.
Citing a continued need for caution as the pandemic ebbs, local public health officials canceled this year’s July 4th parade, but did not rule out opportunities for community events in the fall.
With local COVID-19 vaccination rates climbing and the number of cases trend down, Oak Park moved into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan, which includes expanded capacity for businesses, dining, offices, events, conferences and gatherings.
The Oak Park Police Department is stepping up seat belt enforcement to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket now through Memorial Day weekend.
The Oak Park Public Health Department will partner with Walgreens to host a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine community clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sat., May 22 in the field house at Oak Park River Forest High School. The clinic is open to anyone age 12 or older.
A public health professional with a PhD in epidemiology has been selected to be the new director of the Oak Park Department of Public Health. Theresa D. Chapple-McGruder, Ph.D., is scheduled to assume her new role in Oak Park on May 3.


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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Information

    The Oak Park Health Department encourages residents to take the first appointment they can find to get their COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines are safe, highly effective and widely available. Find information about local vaccination opportunities at

  • Oak Park Farmers' Market

    The Oak Park Farmers' Market's 46th season is underway. The Market takes place from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October. Find more information at

  • Municipal Jobs

    Residents interested in working for the Village can keep track of job openings at, where descriptions and qualifications are posted for specific positions.

  • OP/FYI Newsletter

    Keep up with news from Village Hall via the OP/FYI newsletter, which is distributed to every residential address in Oak Park six times each year. Find the most recent edition as well as past issues on the Village website.