District Updates - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Important Resources During these Difficult Times:

Illinois Department of Human Services' Mental Health Division launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm for IL residents experiencing stress/mental health issues related to COVID-19. People who would like to speak to a mental health professional can text "TALK" to 552020 or for Spanish, "HABLAR" also to 552020. Individuals remain anonymous. Once a person sends a text to the hotline, within 24 hours they will receive a call back from a counselor.

People can also text 552020 with keywords such as "unemployment" or "food" or "shelter" and will receive information on how to navigate and access other supports and services.

Important Links:
West Suburban Community Pantry

National Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1-800-273-8255

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) COVID-19 Information for Schools

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) 

District Communications:
June 26, 2020 - Planning for the 2020-21 School Year
June 25, 2020 - Sack Lunch Distribution through Summer Break
May 8, 2020 - Impact of Restore Illinois on District 66
April 17, 2020District 66 School Closures Extended Through End of Year
April 3, 2020District 66 Remote Learning Plan
March 31, 2020 (2:45 p.m.)District 66 New Update
March 31, 2020 (11:00 a.m.)District 66 Update
March 20, 2020District 66 Checking In
March 16, 2020Continuity of Learning During School Closure
March 14, 2020Social Distancing Recommendations

March 13, 2020 - District 66 COVID-19 CDC Travel Advisories 

Prevention is Key:
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. Wash your hands following the use of a tissue.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

District 66 Welcomes New Superintendent Dr. Andrew Wise for the 2020-2021 School Year - Andrew Wise Bio