The Tolono Fire Protection District is having routine maintenance done on the Tornado Sirens today. When they are done being serviced, the company doing the work will be testing the sirens to make sure they are functioning properly.
***Update 10:42AM 11-20, the boil order has been lifted per Village maintenance.**
There was a water main break November 18, 2018. Until further notice, everyone on the Southeast side of Tolono with water supplied from the areas highlighted in the attached photo are under a boil order. This includes residents on Daggy St.
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Per Village Maintenance, The boil order that was in effect for residents on the South East side of Town has now been lifted.
There was a water main break November 4, 2018. Until further notice everyone south of Broadway Street and east of Vorcey Street are under a Boil Order.
Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat hours for the Village of Tolono are 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
On October 29, 2018, 2 Burglaries occurred. One in the 300 block of Phillip Dr. and the other in the 200 block of N. Condit. Both occurring in the mid-morning hours through sliding glass doors. We’re asking everyone to be aware of your surroundings. Please check your window and doors. If you see anyone suspicious in your area, please report them.
The Village of Tolono has been notified of a suspected case of West Nile Virus.
West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a Culex pipiens mosquito, commonly called a house mosquito, which has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird. Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches. Symptoms may last from a few days to a few weeks. However, four out of five people infected with West Nile virus will not show any symptoms. In rare cases, severe illness including meningitis or encephalitis, or even death, can occur. People older than 60 and individuals with weakened immune systems are at higher risk for severe illness from West Nile virus.
The Village of Tolono is calling on the community to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds by emptying standing water from flowerpots, gutters, buckets, containers, tires etc. If you have a swimming pool, either drain it or put the cover on it. If you have a bird bath, change the water regularly.
If you are going to be outside, especially in the evening or early morning, be sure to use insect repellant. If possible wear long sleeves, long pants, and socks when outdoors. Mosquitos may bite through clothes, so spray your clothes with repellant as well.
If you are going to have your doors and windows open, you should do a screen inspection. Make sure all screens in your home are tight-fitting and free from holes so that mosquitos can not get into your home.
The Village Public Works Department has sprayed for mosquitos throughout the summer, and they are out today spraying as well.
For more information, please see the Champaign County Public Health page at http://www.c-uphd.org/mosquito.html. You may also visit the Tolono Park District Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TolonoParkDistrict/.
Due to Water Main Construction, Austin St. just west of Whitehead St. and Strong St. from Cory St. to Whitehead St. will be Closed until Saturday October 6, 2018.