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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Essential services will remain in effect during State Shelter-in-Place

These services are:

  • Food Pantry – including delivery to homebound residents, immunocompromised residents and seniors without access to transportation;
  • Bus Service – for township residents to travel within the township for approved reasons such as trips to grocery stores, the pharmacy and medical related issues;
  • Emergency & General Assistance - Emergency Assistance provides help for residents in life-threatening situations or to maintain self-sufficiency. General Assistance is a public assistance program mandated by state law for qualified individuals with financial needs;
  • Highway Department – For Emergencies Only – Residents can leave a message for the highway department with emergencies at 847-276-2590;
  • Medical Lending – On a modified basis, Vernon Township will deliver walkers, canes, crutches, shower chairs, etc. and wheel chairs (with a $50 deposit). These items can also be picked up outside the Vernon Township building.

For more information, please call Vernon Township at 847-634-4600

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