Business, government and school closings in Springfield, Illinois area
Here is an update on weather-related closings around the area for Thursday. Check facilities before venturing out.
State of Illinois offices
All state offices under the jurisdiction of the governor were closed through at least the end of Thursday.
Included in the closures were secretary of state driver’s services facilities in Springfield.
Springfield School District 186, Thursday and Friday
Springfield School District 186 schools were closed Thursday and Friday along with the SCOPE child care program.
The three days schools have been closed will be made up at the end of the school year.
The Capital Area Career Center was closed Thursday.
The First Friday Concert at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception featuring jazz and classical pianist Leon Lewis-Nicol has been moved Feb. 18.
City offices closing early Thursday
City of Springfield offices and Lincoln Library and Oak Ridge Cemetery were closing at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Residents seeking information regarding City services are encouraged to visit the city website at www.springfield.il.us.
The city’s last budget hearing set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Information on proposed department budgets from Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Office of Budget & Management and City Water, Light & Power will be presented.
The hearing will take place in the City Council Chambers, 300 S. 7th St., third floor.
The session will also broadcast live on Comcast Cable Channel 18, AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, and will stream on the city’s website.
Menard County Courthouse
The Menard County Courthouse at 102 South Seventh Street in Petersburg was closed.
Amtrak’s Lincoln Service (trains 300 and 302) operating between Chicago and St. Louis were canceled for Thursday.
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
Three flights out of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Thursday were canceled.
United Airlines flight 3874 to Chicago Friday morning has been canceled while American Airlines flight 3944 to Dallas-Ft. Worth Friday is still scheduled.
SMTD bus service
SMTD suspended all service through Thursday. SMTD will re-evaluate roads late Thursday and early Friday morning.
Ball-Chatham school students will remain out of classes Friday, but like Wednesday and Thursday, it will be an e-learning day for all students. Attendance will be taken, and asynchronous learning will continue.
University of Illinois Springfield
University of Illinois Springfield daytime and evening on-ground classes were canceled for Thursday. Online/Remote classes were not canceled. Blended classes which are not meeting on campus on Thursday are not canceled.
Food service will be open for all three meal periods tomorrow.
The UIS COVID-19 SHIELD Testing site was closed Thursday.
Lincoln Land Community College
All classes and activities at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield and its other campuses were canceled for Thursday and Friday.
College offices will also be closed.
The following local Springfield Clinic locations were closed Thursday:
Springfield Clinic 1st – 800 Building – Cardiology, Infusion, Rheumatology, Urology, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Interventional Spine Care, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Chiropractic; Springfield Clinic 1st – 900 Building: Infectious Diseases & Travel Medicine, 2nd Floor Center for Women’s Health, Dermatology; Springfield Clinic Allergy, Asthma & Immunology at HSHS St. John’s Health Center; Springfield Clinic at St. John’s Pavilion: Gastroenterology and Urology; Springfield Clinic Carpenter; Springfield Clinic Center for Plastic Surgery; Springfield Clinic Chiropractic – Dr. Windie McKay; Springfield Clinic Downtown Drive-Up Lab; Springfield Clinic Jacksonville; Springfield Clinic Jacksonville MOHA; Springfield Clinic Koke Mill; Springfield Clinic Lincoln; Springfield Clinic Main Campus East: Bariatrics, 4th Floor Family Medicine, 3rd and 4th Floor Internal Medicine; Springfield Clinic Main Campus West: Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Sleep Disorders Center, 1st Floor Family Medicine, Psychiatry; Springfield Clinic MOHA; Springfield Clinic Oncology – All locations; Springfield Clinic Optical Center West Wabash; Springfield Clinic Pediatric and Adolescent Center; Springfield Clinic Rehabilitation Services; Springfield Clinic Rehabilitation Services – Monroe; Springfield Clinic Rehabilitation Services – West Wabash; Springfield Clinic Sherman Rehabilitation Service; Springfield Clinic Sherman: Family Medicine; Springfield Clinic Taylorville; Springfield Clinic Taylorville – Cheney; Springfield Clinic Wabash; Springfield Clinic West Side Drive-Up Lab.
Memorial Health’s primary care and specialty care locations were closed Thursday.
All urgent care locations were closed Thursday.
Closed facilities include Memorial Care on Koke Mill, Memorial Care on North Dirksen, Memorial Care on South Sixth, all in Springfield, and Memorial Care in Chatham.
Memorial Care in Jacksonville and Lincoln were closed.
The Williamsville-Sherman school district canceled classes Thursday and
The emergency dates will be made up at the end of the year.
Christian Co. courthouse
The Christian County Courthouse at 101 S. Main St. in Taylorville was closed Thursday.
Other school closures Friday
Rochester schools, North Mac schools and Jacksonville public schools will be closed Friday. Routt Catholic High School and Our Saviour’s Grade School are also closed.
This story will be updated.
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