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Posted on: January 15, 2021

City offices closed January 18

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City offices will be closed Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr Day. Garbage collection will occur as usual.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

City announces storm brush pickup

Special brush collection

Downed limbs caused by ice and snow January 1 and 2 will be picked up in a special city-wide brush collection February 15 through 19.

The brush will be picked up on residents’ regularly scheduled trash collection day. It is not necessary to call ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 testing site in East Peoria

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Bridge Diagnostics, LLC is offering drive-through COVID-19 PCR testing at 252 E Washington Street, in the former Fondulac Bank Express building. There is no cost for testing.

Nasal and saliva tests are available. Do not eat or drink 30 minutes prior to sal...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Healthcare workers can get COVID-19 vaccine

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All healthcare workers can get the COVID-19 vaccine from area health departments. Eligible are:

  • Long term care facility staff.
  • Emergency medical services (EMS).
  • Hospital-based staff.
  • Health department staff.
  • Clinic facility staff - including cancer centers and...
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Posted on: January 6, 2021

No car seat checks in February

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Due to unpredictable winter weather, the East Peoria Fire Department does not conduct its free monthly car seat check event in February. However, those needing a car seat check during this time can make an appointment by calling 309-427-7768.

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Posted on: December 26, 2020

Trash or recycle the Christmas tree

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Residents can dispose of live Christmas trees in two ways: send it to the landfill or recycle it.

Live Christmas trees can be included with a resident’s regular garbage provided some requirements are met first, according to the East Peoria Public...

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