Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI) Members


Mark Biel, Chief Executive Officer
[email protected] or 217/522-5805 


Afternoon Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – 1,285 Confirmed Cases, 12 Deaths; Illinois Industry Increasing PPE Production; Decontamination Services; Other CICI Associate Member Resources  

At the time of this e-mail, the Illinois Dept. of Public Health is reporting 12 deaths, out of 1,285 now-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, an increase of 236 from yesterday which is fewer than the 296 new cases reported yesterday. It was reported that some of the decrease may be the result of lack of testing. In total, 9,868 have been tested for the virus.

You can see where these cases are occurring at the State of Illinois COVID-19 website that also contains more information on this outbreak. In addition, Western Illinois University has an put together this Map of COVID-19 Cases in Illinois & Surrounding States to give you a better picture of where Covid-19 cases are at in relation to areas surrounding Illinois.  

Illinois Industry Answering the Call for Increased PPE Supplies: At Governor Pritzker’s daily press briefing, he announced that Illinois manufacturers, including a number of CICI members, and other biotech companies have focused their efforts on increasing production of vital personal protection equipment (PPE) and repurposing some facilities to increase production of products used in combating this pandemic.  These products include everything from medical equipment such as ventilators to gloves, masks, hand sanitizers, etc.

Decontamination Services: If you need to decontaminate and disinfect a site with regards to Covid-19, here are the following Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI) members offering such services:

ERC Midwest:

Heritage Environmental Services:

SET Environmental:

Other CICI Associate Member Resources: CICI Associate Member and law firm, Thompson Coburn LLP and K&L Gates LLP also have robust resources on COVID-19 and can be accessed here at Thompson Coburn and K & L Gates.


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