Mattoon, Illinois, March 14 – Mayor Tim Gover and City Administrator Kyle Gill would like the citizens of Mattoon to know the City of Mattoon is working to prepare for any impact the Coronavirus may have on our community. We continue to receive and share information with state and local health officials to ensure we are implementing the proper strategies to help reduce the risks of contracting or spreading the virus. We are working with the City Departments to determine how we will continue to service our citizens and visitors while minimizing the risk to both citizens and our employees.

The City recommends conducting business over the phone or using Internet resources when at all possible. We reinforce the need to follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines on prevention or spreading the virus. Please be diligent in washing your hands and practice social distancing. Anyone who is experiencing symptoms of this or any other virus should contact a healthcare professional or the Coles County Health Department.

Centers for Disease Control

Illinois Department of Health

Coles County Public Health