Business Updates & Cancellations

As the greater Champaign County area seeks to prioritize the health and safety of our community, we are monitoring business availability as well as closures, community resources, event cancellations, postponements and modifications. Stay tuned to this page as updates are received. 

We encourage the public to take precautions recommended by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department and the CDC:

For more information about COVID-19 and preparedness resources, please visit the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District on Facebook. The CUPHD hotline is 217-239-7877. You can also email questions to CUPHD at

Special Statement on Supporting Local Businesses

Updated April 1, 2020

Effective at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, Illinois will be under a stay-at-home order through April 7. We will continue to encourage support of our local businesses and hospitality industry through options available. Please note that carry-out and curbside pick-up options are available at participating restaurants, as well as visitation to outdoor parks and forest preserves while still following social distancing guidelines. We encourage patrons to follow their favorite spots on social media for updates, or call for more information.

Please note, we are updating information as quickly as we receive it. We strongly recommend you call the individual business for confirmation of availability.





Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department—Follow along on their website and Facebook page to learn updates of COVID-19 in our community, as well as resources available for the community related to WIC, Health & Wellness, and Teen & Adult Services

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District—Offering reduced service for essential services and free rides

University of Illinois—COVID-19 page and FAQs

ChambanaMoms.comResources on activities for kids, families and individuals

Champaign-Urbana Small Business Development Center—Offering assistance for small businesses with disaster loans and other COVID-19 related issues

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce—Assistance for members and the business community



Blue Dragonfly Catering | Meals for Four, call 217-714-9329 or email order to

Classic Events Catering | Daily specials for two; email or call 217-377-2592

Dish Passionate | Weekly special menus, free delivery; order online

Michael's Catering | Weekly special menus, delivered; Call 217-351-2500 or email

Jenkins Catering | Weekly special menus; call 217-232-1103 to order

Parks & Forest Preserves

Champaign Park District—All playgrounds will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, March 21 at 5pm. District parks remain open for walking, hiking, running and biking as long as park users comply with social distancing requirements. All facilities closed until further notice

Urbana Park District—All playgrounds will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, March 21 at 5pm. District parks remain open for walking, hiking, running and biking as long as park users comply with social distancing requirements. All facilities closed until further notice

Champaign County Forest Preserve District—The Champaign County forest preserves will remain open for hiking, dog walking, fishing, and other outdoor recreational activities. Playgrounds and all facilities, including restrooms, will be closed. 

Allerton Park & Retreat Center—Limited trails access. Guests should approach the Main (Allerton Road) Entrance to access the 6 miles of trail, consisting of the Schroth Trail and the McDonald Family Trails.

Mahomet Parks & Recreation—While all gatherings, events and programs have been suspended, currently the local Mahomet parks, preserves, multipurpose pathways and trails remain open.


SHOPS—Grocery & ESsential NEEDS




All non-essential shops and boutiques will be closed during the stay-at-home order, effective 5:00 p.m., March 21 through April 7. 



Health & Wellness


Elliott Counseling Group—Free online emotional support; call 217-398-9066

Melanie Sivley Counseling—Helping manage your mental health

Smart Recovery—Online self-help addiction resources

University of Illinois Extension Virtual Events



Khan Academy—Free online learning

Illini Tutoring—Tutoring via video chat; sharing videos about developing executive function skills, specially tailored to trauma recovery and resilience

Sylvan Learning Center—Virtual tutoring sessions; e-learning homework support and classic Sylvan lessons



6 Dimensions Fitness Coaching—Online fitness coaching

Amara Yoga & Arts—Virtual yoga classes

Atkins Tennis Center—Closed until further notice

Beck Training—Free at home workouts. Sign up online.

Crunch Fitness—Free online fitness programs

Hatha Yoga & Fitness—Live streamed classes and our digital library coming soon

Karyn Claflin—Meditation and midfulness exercises

Les Mills—Free access to over 100 workouts

Life Fitness—Free online workouts

Savoy Recreation Center—Closed until further notice

Stephens Family YMCA—Closed through April 7

Urbana BouldersClosed until further notice



Ebertfest—Canceled for 2020

Fighting Illini Athletics—All spring sports canceled

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon—Postponed; future date coming soon

Columbia Street Roastery Saturday classes canceled until further notice

Inter-Pygmalion events at Rose Bowl Tavern (March 14, April 3, April 4, April 17)

Polar Plunge & Donut Dash 5K

Tuskegee Airmen Event, March 22

The (Un)Conference Experience, March 27–28 (postponed until a later date)

Champaign County History Museum History on the Town, March 23, and Trivia Night, April 9

8 to Create, March 28

Innovation Celebration, April 1

Champaign-Urbana Edible Book Festival, April 6 

Canopy Club events through May 1st

CU Home Show Expo, April 3 & 4

CU Comedy, all shows closed through March

Illinois Futbol Club Spring Invite, May 1–3

Illinois Triathlon Championships, May 9

65th Annual Moms Weekend Flower Show - Moved to an online sale found here; purchases open on April 4


Boneyard Arts Festival—Postponed to later date 

Champaign County History Museum—Closed until further notice

CU Adventures in Time & Space—closing all new bookings through April

Giertz Gallery at Parkland College—The 52nd Annual Art and Design Juried Student Exhibition, the Graphic Design Student Exhibit, and all related programming is canceled; in collaboration with 40 North, the Around the Block: Artists from our Neighborhood Exhibition has been postponed until summer of 2021.

Japan House at the University of Illinois—All events at the Japan House are postponed indefinitely. Rescheduled dates will be announced in the future. 

Krannert Art Museum—closed to the public until further notice. 

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts—All performances for the remainder of the semester have been canceled; tours, other events, Krannert Uncorked all canceled, and the Promenade Showcase Gift Shop, Intermezzo Cafe, and Stage 5 bar closed until further notice; The Ticket Office counter will be closed for business until further notice; business will only take place by phone at 217.333.6280 (800.KCPATIX), via web at;  or by email at

Museum of the Grand Prairie—Closed until further notice

Orpheum Children's Science Museum—Closed until further notice; daily online activities available

Spurlock Museum—Closed until further notice

Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College—Events closed at the Planetarium from March 16-April 7

State Farm Center—The following events are canceled or rescheduled:

The Virginia Theatre—The following events are canceled or rescheduled:

Movie Theaters—AMC Theater and Savoy 16—Closed until further notice


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