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  • Rotary Club of Columbia Drive-Thru Food Drive

    9-11:30 a.m., June 6 

    Drop-off location: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 227 N. Good Haven, Columbia

    Items in short supply: shelf-stable milk, juice, canned meats/stew, chili beans, canned tomatoes, tomato sauce, canned fruits, baking mixes, bar soap, liquid hand soap. No pet supplies. Cash/check donations are also welcome.

    For more information, visit Rotary Club Facebook page.

  • Collinsville Area Meals on Wheels

    (618) 345-7779

    A nonprofit organization that delivers warm meals to those in need all over the Collinsville and Maryville areas. The meals are hand delivered to the door.

    If you or someone you know is in need; or if you would like to donate, call or visit the website.

  • Smithton Commercial Club Supply Drive

    10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, May 16

    IL-159 turn onto Memorial Street

    Smithton Commercial Club is hosting a drive-thru supply drive for the Smithton Pantry at the Smithton Community Park.

    Items needed: toiletry/personal hygiene, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, laundry detergent, peanut butter, canned meals/meats, soups or monetary donations.

    Place donated items into a plastic or paper bag, place inside your trunk, pull into the park concession stand, open trunk and a volunteer will remove items.   

    Visit the Facebook page for more information.

  • Red Bud Food Pantry

    618-282-6233

    Human Service Center
    10257 State Route 3, Red Bud

    The food pantry serves Randolph County residents and is open by appointment on the first and third Friday at 10:30 am and the second and fourth Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

    Donations of food items or cash are always accepted.

    Items needed include: Soup, bread, boxed goods (potatoes, macaroni/cheese, hamburger helper), canned tuna, cereal, canned fruits and vegetables, spaghetti sauce

    Visit the Human Services Center website for details on how to donate.

  • Red Cross Blood Drive – Sparta

    1-800-733-2767

    Sparta VFW Post 2698

    1911 N. Market St., Sparta

    1:45-6:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 14

    redcrossblood.org

  • Cygan and Delaney Catering

    (618) 654-9363

    808 Broadway, Highland

    4:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

    Curbside Pick Up and Delivery (Highland and Triad School Districts)

    Family Meals – Mostaccioli, Fried Chicken, Beef and Gravy

    Cygan and Delaney Catering is also giving back to the community during this trying time. You can make a meal donation to someone in need and Cygan and Delaney will match the meal donation and provide food to individuals or families (delivery or pickup).

  • O’Fallon Community Support

    Purchase an “O-Town Proud” logo t-shirt or sweatshirt ( C&C Sports in O’Fallon) and 100 percent of profits go to support local first responders and medical professionals. Gift cards/certificates for local O’Fallon businesses will be purchased with the funds and given to the first responders and medical professionals.

    For questions, contact otownproud@gmail.com.

  • Mascoutah Food Pantry

    Mascoutah Food Pantry is in need. The pantry is located at 30 West Main and is open 10:00 a.m. to Noon Tuesday and Saturday.

  • Collinsville Food Pantry

    Accepting donations by Paypal on their website.

  • Belleville’s Community Interfaith Food Pantry

    Belleville’s Community Interfaith Food Pantry is in need on food and cash donations. 

    Food donations are accepted at 1218 W. Main St., Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Saturdays from 8-11 a.m. Donors are asked to bring their items to the back of the building during those hours and ring a doorbell for assistance. 

    Monetary donations can be made on Facebook page.  For more information about donating or volunteering, call 618-355-9199, go to the group’s page on Facebook, or its website.

Volunteer

  • Collinsville Area Meals on Wheels

    (618) 345-7779

    A nonprofit organization that delivers warm meals to those in need all over the Collinsville and Maryville areas. The meals are hand delivered to the door.

    If you or someone you know is in need; or if you would like to donate, call or visit the website.

  • Serve it Safely for Volunteers

    (618) 939-3434

    Monroe County Annex Building

    901 Illinois Ave., Waterloo

    9-11 a.m. or 6:30-8:30 p.m., April 27

    The Red Bud Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop on how volunteers can prepare and serve food safely for fundraisers and events.

    Fee: $10.

    Visit the Chamber website for more details.

  • Compile volunteer resources

    The State of Illinois has also put together this website to compile volunteer resources and needs.

  • Support your local community

    COVID-19 local community support efforts are in need of coordination or volunteers.

If you need assistance

Social Service Organizations

  • United Way Resources

    The United Way is partnering with thousands of nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic to help create and maintain life-sustaining connections for the hundreds of individuals that call United Way 2-1-1 daily.

    For more information on helpful resources during the pandemic, visit the United Way 211 website.

  • Vorhees Wellness Center and Keller Family Chiropractic

    (618) 789-6029

    1238 W. Main, Mascoutah

    The Vorhees Wellness Center and Keller Family Chiropractic have established “The Giving Porch” set up outside of their office. Residence in need may take only the items that they need and leave the rest for others.  Items may include nonperishable food, toilet paper, paper towels, activities for children, books, etc. The “The Giving Porch” will remain open until the stay-at-home order by Gov. Pritzker has concluded. Any items that remain will be donated to the Mascoutah Food Pantry.

  • Call4Calm

    Text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0

    The Illinois Department of Health Services Mental Health Division has launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm, for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19.

    Individuals who would like to speak with a mental health professional can text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0 or HABLAR to the same number: 5-5-2-0-2-0. Call4Calm is free to use, and individuals will remain anonymous.

    Once an individual sends a text to the hotline, within 24 hours they will receive a call from a Human Service Center counselor to provide support.

  • Monroe County House of Neighborly Service

    HNS office: (618) 939-8900 or Help Line: (618) 939-8680

    Contact Executive Director Tina Charron at hns.tina@gmail.com

    1331 Jamie Lane, Waterloo

    Assistance ranges from Emergency Food Pantry to Financial Counseling to Resource referral.

    Visit Monroe County House of Neighborly Service online.

  • Water Bill Assistance

    Assistance with water bill (not to exceed $150): MUST call first for an appointment; will not be seen without an appointment.

    Limited to residents of East St. Louis; can make referrals for others.

  • SNAP (formerly food stamps)

    Use the Application for Benefits Eligibility (ABE) to apply for SNAP, cash or medical assistance – online, anytime.

  • Department of Employment Security

    The Department of Employment Security adopted emergency rules that make the benefits system “as responsive to the current situation as possible.”

    Anyone temporarily laid off due to COVID-19 closures may qualify for benefits.

    Out-of-work employees can apply for benefits at: https://bit.ly/33qI5sx

    For information, call 1-800-244-5631 or 1-866-488-4016.

Local Shopping

  • Graduation Yard Sign

    Freeburg Printing and Publishing, Inc

    (618) 539-3320

    820 S. State, Freeburg

    One-sided sign with metal stake $13.50.
    Two- sided sign with metal stake $20.

    Visit them on Facebook.

  • Magnolia Memories

    1220 Swanwick St., Chester

    11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Wednesday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday

    Handmade jewelry and crafts including memory items.

    Shop online and pick up at the store. Curbside delivery available.

  • T.L. Biegert Jewelry

    618-345-3399

    113 W. Main St., Collinsville

    9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday

    Curbside service available.

    Visit the website for more information

  • Collinsville Farmers Market

    (618) 344-0222

    128 St. Louis Road, Collinsville

    8 a.m. – 7 p.m., daily

    Carryout and free delivery available.

    For more information, visit them on Facebook.

  • Eckert’s Garden Center

    (618) 233-0513, ext. 0

    951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville

    9 a.m. – 7 p.m., daily

    Fully stocked with blooming plants, hardy trees & shrubs, veggies & herbs, and beautiful hanging baskets.

    Place your order over the phone and they will deliver your plants to your car on the parking lot.

    View garden center inventory online.

  • La Bella Rosa Boutique

    (314) 440-0039

    109 N. Main St., Columbia

    Since you cannot try on clothing in the store currently, for all orders placed online until May 31, you have the option of a full refund back to your credit or debit card if an item doesn’t work. Store credit is also available. All other return guidelines apply.  

    For details visit the website.

  • Nothing Bundt Cakes

    618-416-8002

    5915 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights

    10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Saturday

    Call for curbside pick-up or carry out

  • Creative Landscapes & Garden Center

    618-632-9338

    5515 Old Collinsville Road, Fairview Heights

    9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sunday

    Curbside pick-up or delivery

  • Dog Day Afternoon – pet supply

    618-233-0060

    2527 Frank Scott Parkway, Belleville

    10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Saturday, closed Sunday

    Curbside pick-up or delivery   

  • Grimm & Gorly Florist

    618-234-4455, 324 E. Main St., Belleville

    8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Curbside pick-up or delivery available

Internet Access

We know reliable internet access is critical. Many Internet service providers are offering free or reduced-cost options at this time, and we will continue to update this list as we learn more.

  • Sprint and T-Mobile

    Sprint and T-Mobile are allowing existing customers unlimited smartphone data and an additional 20GB of tethering and hotspot data for the next 60 days.

  • Comcast

    Comcast is now offering an “Internet Essentials” package that provides 60 days of free service and a $9.95 per-month plan after that time.

    Comcast is also making all of its Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots available for free public use and has provided instructions and a map for connecting to this free service.

    Access to Comcast Wi-Fi is now open across hundreds of locations in the east-central Indiana region.

  • Charter/Spectrum

    Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps.

    To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

  • AT&T

    For the next 60 days, AT&T is making all of its public Wi-Fi hotspots open for free access by anyone. AT&T does not have a hotspot map but has provided instructions for locating their hotspots online.

Hospitals

Virtual visits

Regional Hospitals

Regional hospitals are following national guidelines to help prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19. In many cases, this means a “No Visitor” policy with limited exceptions. Visit the links below to find out the policy of your local hospital.

  • Psychiatric Services of Southern Illinois

    (618) 236-6501

    2900 Frank Scott Pkwy W. 990, Belleville

    Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, closed

    This psychiatric hospital in St. Clair County is currently holding appointments via telemedicine until further notice.

    For more information call or visit the website.

  • Chestnut Health Systems

    (618) 397-0900

    12 N. 64th St., Belleville

    Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Wednesday; closed Saturday and Sunday

    The addiction and psychiatric crisis treatment center provides 24-hour short-term supervised care for persons 18 years of age and older experiencing an acute psychiatric crisis that do not require hospitalization.

    For more information, visit the website.

  • West Belleville Health Center

    (618) 398-9850

    7210 W. Main St., suite 204

    The team of health care professionals specializes in adult and family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, behavioral health and dental care services.

    Visit the website to find a provider near you.

  • HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital UrgiCare

    (618) 624-3750

    1512 N. Green Mount Road, O’Fallon

    Effective April 2, 2020, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s UrgiCare will be temporarily closed

    Walk-in lab and X-ray patients can use the Outpatient entrance at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, 1 St Elizabeth’s Blvd, O’Fallon, between 6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Virtual visits through AnytimeCare.com are available for minor medical issues or a COVID-19 assessment.

    For emergencies, call 9-1-1 or go to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Emergency Department.

  • Chester Memorial Hospital – Chester

    618) 826-4581

    1900 State Street, Chester, Illinois 62233

    Memorial Hospital Patient and Visitor Information

  • Sparta Community Hospital – Red Bud

    Information for Patients & Visitors

  • Red Bud Regional Hospital – Red Bud
  • Memorial Hospital – Belleville/O’Fallon

    Loved ones can be checked on by calling the hospital at (618) 234-2120.

Pharmacies

  • Walgreens – Cahokia

    618-332-2904

    1201 Camp Jackson Road

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Walgreens – Collinsville

    618-343-0297

    1190 Collinsville Crossing Blvd.

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Walgreens – East St. Louis

    618-875-5085

    2510 State St.

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Walgreens – Fairview Heights

    618-394-8744

    6505 N. Illinois St.

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Walgreens – Belleville

    (618) 222-1827

    515 Carlyle Ave.

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Walgreens – O’Fallon

    (618) 632-6920

    704 Cambridge Blvd.

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Walgreens – Swansea

    (618) 236-3928

    2532 N. Illinois St.

    No curbside service at this time; use Drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Smithton Pharmacy

    (618) 207-3186

    3981 State Route 159, Smithton

    Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, closed Sunday

    Drive-thru only and free deliver to local area.

  • New Athens Pharmacy

    (618) 566-6843

    901 Spotsylvania, New Athens

    10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday; and closed Sunday

    Curbside pickup available

  • Walgreens – Shiloh

    (618) 239-6617

    1108 Hartman Lane

    No curbside service at this time; use drive-thru if you don’t want to go inside to pick up or drop off prescription.

  • Freeburg Pharmacy

    (618) 539-5577 

    10 Southgate Center, Freeburg

    9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday; and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sunday

    Drive-thru, curbside pickup and free delivery to local area.

  • Millstadt Pharmacy

    (618) 476-1701

    120 W. Washington St., Millstadt

    9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday; and 10 a.m. –  12 p.m., Sunday

    Drive-thru only and free delivery to local area. 

  • Cahokia Walmart Pharmacy

    (618) 332-1133

    1511 Camp Jackson Road

    Curbside pickup available in designated parking spaces for pharmacy. Call the number on the sign and an employee will bring your prescription. Drive-thru also available. Credit/debit card payment only.

  • Granite City Walmart Pharmacy

    (618) 451-6002

    379 W. Pontoon Road

    Curbside pickup available in designated parking spaces for pharmacy. Call the number on the sign and an employee will bring your prescription. Drive-thru also available. Credit/debit card payment only.

  • Collinsville Walmart Pharmacy

    (618) 344-7112

    1040 Collinsville Crossing Blvd

    Curbside pickup available in designated parking spaces for pharmacy. Call the number on the sign and an employee will bring your prescription. Drive-thru also available. Credit/debit card payment only.

  • O’Fallon Walmart Pharmacy

    (618) 632-9381

    1530 W. Highway 50

    Curbside pickup available in designated parking spaces for pharmacy. Call the number on the sign and an employee will bring your prescription. No Drive-thru. Credit/debit card payment only.

  • Wightman Pharmacy

    (618) 939-6218

    127 S. Main St., Waterloo  

    8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Saturday

    Curbside service available. Call when you are outside the pharmacy. Also free in-town delivery.

Just for fun

  • Missouri History Museum Open

    5700 Lindell Boulevard, Forest Park, St. Louis

    (314) 746-4599

    10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday

    You must reserve free, timed-entry tickets in advance to visit.

    The Missouri History Museum Shop will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Café St. Louis will reopen July 22. The History Clubhouse will remain closed until further notice.

    For tickets, visit the museum ticket website.

    For additional information that can help you prepare for your visit, go to mohistory.org/museum-visits.

  • St. Louis Aquarium is open

    (314) 923-3900

    Union Station, 201 S. 18th St., St. Louis

    All aquarium guests will be required to reserve timed tickets in advance, including annual pass holders. Guests over the age of 9 must wear masks.  At the Ropes Course and Mirror Maze, guests will be offered gloves.  

    For more information, visit the Aquarium website.

  • The St. Louis Wheel is open

    (314) 923-3900

    Union Station, 201 S. 18th St., St. Louis

    The St. Louis Wheel is now open and accepting reservations for guests.

    To purchase tickets and learn more about safety protocol, visit the website.

  • St. Louis Zoo reopens

    (314) 781-0900

    1 Government Drive, St. Louis

    Reservations will be required. Visitors are limit to one-third capacity of normal attendance. Masks will be required for guests who are older than 9 and who are medically able to wear them. Three attractions at the Zoo will remain closed: Penguin and Puffin Coast, Insectarium and the 4D Theater.

    Visit the St. Louis Zoo website for more information.

  • ComedySportz – Improv101 for Teens

    3-4 p.m., Wednesday, June 3

    Young performers will hone their skills of thinking on their feet, while maintaining convincing characters, utilizing camera techniques.Taught by Maria Romine… who has more than 25 years of acting experience.

    For more information visit the 9 Network Public Television Calendar.

  • Laughter at Lunch Wednesday at Noon

    Noon – 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 3

    Join a one-hour Applied Improv workshop for professionals–all done from the comfort and safety of your home office. We will be playing improv games designed to get you out of your head and to connect with others. It’s great for networking, moving, creative thinking, and Laughter! Take a risk and have fun!

    For more information visit the 9 Network Public Television Calendar.

  • Zoom with the Zoo

    Join one of the Zoo’s Educators from their home to learn more about animals and how amazing they are.

    Visit the St. Louis Zoo on Facebook for more details.

  • Memorial Day VIRTUAL 5K run/walk

    The Trail Life Troop IL-0078 is sponsoring a Legacy Memorial Day VIRTUAL 5K run/walk.

    You can walk anytime or anywhere you want between May 25 and July 4.

    For information, visit http://honoringthelegacy.com/.

    To register, visit https://localraces.com/events/belleville-il/honoring-the-legacy-memorial-day-5k-run-walk.

  • Memorial Day Ceremony

    Virtual Ceremony

    11 a.m. – noon, Monday, May 25

    This virtual ceremony to be held by Catholic War Veteran’s Organization. The private event can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/CWVPOST370/.

    For more information visit the city of Belleville webpage.

  • 1,000 Things to Do During COVID-19

    Online activities for kids, teens, families, and adults including virtual experiences, classes and online summer camps.

    Visit the website for more information.

Other Resources

Local Dining

General

  • Cutter’s Bar & Grill is open

    (618) 235-7642

    239 Carlyle Ave., Belleville 

    Patio Seating and carryout orders available.  

    Until further notice Patio hours will be 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., daily. Call to place your carryout order.

  • Tavern on Main

    (618) 233-6246

    301 E. Main St, Belleville

    11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Wednesday – Sunday

    They offer 30 tables of patio seating. No reservations accepted, seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

    for more information, visit the Tavern on Main website.

  • Asia Garden

    (618) 826-3333

    602 Center St., Chester

    11 a.m. – 9 p.m., daily. Closed Tuesdays

    Curbside delivery available.

    To view the menu, visit Facebook.

  • Chester Eagles Club

    (618) 826-3933

    402 Hacker St., Chester

    Curbside service lunch 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Friday; and dinner 3-8 p.m., Monday – Friday

    For menu and prices, visit facebook.

  • Barb’s Bounty Restaurant, Jams, and Jellies

    (618) 826-7600

    832 Lehmen Drive, Chester

    8 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday – Friday

    Curbside and delivery services available.

    Visit the restaurant on facebook.

  • St. Nicholas Landmark Brewing Company

    (618) 826-7150

    111 Ferry St., Chester

    11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday – Sunday; 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Brunch.

    Curbside delivery services available.

    See the menu on the website.

  • Joes’ Pizza and Pasta

    (618) 416-4464

    4628 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights

    11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday – Saturday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday, closed Monday

    Curbside pick-up or delivery available.

    Order online. Also find other locations on the website.

  • The Abbey

    618-277-8373

    5801 W. Main St., Belleville

    6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday – Friday; 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday; 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sunday

    Drive-thru service available.

    View the menu online.

  • East Town Donuts

    618-803-0407

    1101 Caseyville Road, Suite E, Caseyville

    6 a.m. – 12 p.m., Saturday and Sunday

    Carryout available.

    Visit the website for more information.

  • Route 4 Restaurant

    (618) 443-4488

    1705 N. Market St., Sparta  

    6 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 6 a.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday and Friday

    Curbside pick-up and delivery available.

    View the menu online.

Waterloo Dining

  • Mr. Bar-B-Q

    Mystic oaks golf club

    939-4646 option 2

    Golf course open for walking only

  • Washy’s

    (618) 939-8300

    11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

  • Yo Toppings

    (618) 939-9867
    Call to place order for pick up

  • Tequila Mexican Restaurant

    (618) 939-1999 or (618) 281-2188 – Call to place order

    850 Columbia Center, Columbia

    Curbside takeout available. No delivery offered. 

  • Uncle John’s RRR Bar

    (618) 939-7772

    Call to place order

  • Tin Rooster

    (618) 939-0124
    Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • JV’s Downtown Bar & Grill

    (618) 939-7127  

    11a.m. – 7 p.m. daily
    Closed Monday & Tuesday

  • Shorty’s Smokehouse

    (618) 939-7665

    Call to place order

  • Papa Vitos

    (618) 939-5200

    Call to place order for pick up

  • Route 3 Bar & Grill

    (618) 939-3707

    Call to place order for pick up and for times

Red Bud Dining

Belleville Dining

  • Tavern on Main

    (618) 233-6246

    301 E. Main St, Belleville

    11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Wednesday – Sunday

    They offer 30 tables of patio seating. No reservations accepted, seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

    for more information, visit the Tavern on Main website.

  • Hicks BBQ

    618-234-7427

    609 S. Illinois St., Belleville

    11 a.m. – 7 p.m. (or until items sell out), Thursday – Sunday   

    Curbside pick-up, delivery, carry out and drive-thru  

  • Sugar Fix Bakery

    618-550-8853

    106 E. Main St., Belleville

    11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday, closed Sunday & Monday

    Curbside, pick-up and carry out available  

  • Pour@322 Coffee House

    618-234-4455

    322 E. Main St., Belleville

    8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Monday – Sunday

    Offers curbside pick-up or delivery

  • Geo’s Wings and More

    (618) 233-9464

    4307 West Main St., Belleville

    11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday – Sunday

    Drive-thru

  • Balance Coffee and Tea

    (618) 641-9900

    327 S. Illinois St., Belleville

    8 a.m. – 6 p.m., 7 days per week

    Curbside pickup.

  • Golden Dragon

    (618) 233-7714

    128 W. Main St., Belleville

    11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday, closed Sunday

    Carry Out and Delivery only

  • Bennies Pizza Pub

    (618) 416-0019

    124 E. Main St., Belleville

    Pickup window open 12-7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday; and 12-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

    Menu: Pizza, salads, cheese bread, bottled Fitz by the 6 packs, Abe’s Gourmet Popcorn and more.

  • The Corner Chill and Grill

    (618)416-8603  

    341 Centreville Ave., Bellville  

    11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday – Saturday

    Pick up dinning. view the menu online. Call to place your order.

Coronavirus updates

  • FALL 2020 Reopening Information (July 27, 2020)

    With the August 15 start date for the fall term nearing, students will receive weekly communication to provide up to date information regarding the Fall 2020 Semester.

    Restore Illinois Plan –  Phase 3 Preparedness.  

    Students should be prepared to adjust instructional delivery modes in the event the Governor’s office requires schools to revert to Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan. Phase 3 would require online/remote learning. At this time (July 27), schools are in Phase 4 which allows controlled face-to-face instruction.

    TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS

    Online and/or remote delivery will require students to have access to a reliable internet connection. Students will find most success if utilizing a computer, laptop, or IPAD that has camera and microphone access.   

    COVID-19 Precautions and Student Expectations

    The success for on campus instruction will depend on everyone displaying personal responsibility adhering to social distancing, wearing a mask/face covering on campus, hand washing, and following the symptom-free guidelines that are required to be on campus.

    Masks/Face Coverings. All faculty, staff, and students who are on campus must wear a mask/face covering at all times while on campus.  Masks/face coverings will be required in the classroom.  It is expected that all students will cooperate with this requirement.  For students not wishing to wear a mask or face covering, please consider fully online options.

    Student Attestation Screener. Prior to coming on campus each day, all students must certify having no COVID related symptoms and exposure. In the near future, a Student Attestation Screener can be accessed on e-STORM. A complete form must be completed prior to entering the building as well as summary attestation the beginning each class attended on campus.

    Minimizing Time On Campus. Reducing time on campus will minimize the spread of the virus. Students should avoid loitering or large gatherings on campus.  All student services will be open to provide support to students.  However, social distancing guidelines and a controlled access environment will be followed. 

    HyFlex – Face to Face Classes. In order to adhere to the six-feet social distancing guideline, courses that have higher enrollment will follow a “HyFlex” mode of instruction. Instructors will assign students on campus class attendance on alternating class sessions while those at home can watch synchronously or asynchronously (at a later time). Recordings will be available for three days before being removed. Instructors will be informing students via Blackboard if the HyFlex model will be needed for a course and if so, will assign students a specific start date. If you are not notified by your instructor, you should assume to attend the first day of your scheduled class.

    ENROLLMENT  CONTINUES for FALL 2020!

    On site enrollment and course registration are underway with Academic Advising, Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, and Student Accounts providing services to students in the gymnasium at the Belleville Campus and at Sam Wolf Granite City Campus. Staff members are ready to serve all students Monday through Thursday with extended hours and days of operation beginning August 3. Students can also register on line through estorm.swic.edu.      

  • Madison County loosens restrictions

    Madison County’s Board of Health voted 26-2 to approve a four-phased reopening plan that begins Wednesday, May 13.

    Find out more in the Belleville News Democrat.

  • Stay-at-home order extended

    Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday, April 23 he will extend a statewide stay-at-home order through the end of May.

    Read the BND article for more details.

  • Gilster Mary-Lee cake-mix plant temporarily closing

    Gilster Mary-Lee Corp. cake-mix plant in Chester voluntarily closed on Saturday, and will remain closed for two weeks due to reported positive COVID-19 cases in the production area, according to the Randolph County Health Department.

    For more information, see the article in the Randolph County Herald Tribune.

  • What is Coronavirus?

    Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

    Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

    Per Executive Order 2020-10 from Governor J.B. Pritzker, the state of Illinois has issued a “stay at home” order effective from, March 21, 2020 at 5 p.m. until April 7; however, SWIC is extending the mandate until April 18, 2020.

    For the latest information on the disease, visit cdc.gov.

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    SWIC college courses will be delivered via online or alternative delivery mechanisms beginning March 22 for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester in order to limit exposure and possible transmission of the virus. Instructors will be utilizing Blackboard and email for online courses. Students who need assistance with Blackboard and/or do not have computer or internet access should notify their instructor.

    For those classes that are not conducive for online instruction and require hands-on learning, instruction has been suspended through April 18. The college will continually reassess the situation to determine if other alternatives are needed.

    Instructors/coordinators have contacted those students involved.

    For additional information, visit https://www.swic.edu/students/public-safety/notifications/awareness-updates/

    Apply and Register online for summer and fall semesters starting April 6 at estorm.swic.edu.

    The summer term starts June 1 and the fall semester starts Aug. 22.

    New students: Follow the Steps to Enrollment to start your education at SWIC on the right foot. swic.edu/enrollment-steps

    View the course schedule online in estorm.swic.edu or download a printed copy at swic.edu/courses

    Academic advising assistance is available via email at advising@swic.edu

    Advising will continue with appointments via phone. You may email advising to schedule a phone appointment.