CodeRED Test - September 2, 2014

On Tuesday, September 2, the Village tested the CodeRED high-speed telephone dialing system that is designed to deliver a recorded emergency telephone message to Skokie residences and businesses. To add a mobile phone, emails or other contact information to the CodeRED emergency notification system, please click here.

Skokie residents are reminded that September is emergency preparedness month.  In an actual emergency, tune to 1660 AM Skokie Radio or visit for information.  Be prepared with supply kits, a family emergency plan and by staying informed.

Labor Day Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Schedule

Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 1, Village Offices will be closed and no refuse or recycling collection will take place that day. The collection schedule for the week is as follows:

Labor Day Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule
Monday collection on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections unchanged.

Labor Day Yard Waste Collection Schedule
All yard waste collections must be pre-scheduled by clicking here by noon on Tuesday, September 2.  Yard waste collections for residences north of Greenleaf Street take place on Thursday, September 4. Yard waste collections for residences south of Greenleaf Street take place on Friday, September 5.

Appointment-Only Flu Shots

The Skokie Health Department is offering free flu shots to Skokie residents over four years of age on a first-come, first-served basis by appointment. Appointments can be set up  by clicking here.

Influenza vaccination clinics will be held at the Oakton Community Center located at Oakton Park, 4701 Oakton Street on Thursday, September 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday, September 17 from 3 to 7 p.m.; and Tuesday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.