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For your latest updates on Covid 19 please follow link below:

IDPH Covid Information


City Government

Mt.Carmel City Hall remains fully active including all City Departments. First Responders including Mt.Carmel Police Department and Mt.Carmel Fire Department are continuing to respond to any and all calls for service. Garbage and Brush service is continuing on schedule.


City offices remain open, although access to some offices may be limited. The City is making efforts to limit contact and reduce large group meetings. The City is working closely with Wabash General Hospital, WEMA, CDC, IDPH, Wabash County Health Department and many more organizations to minimize risk to citizens. Residents are encouraged to access City services online via the City’s website at if at all possible. If you need to make a payment please use the drop box out front, unless you need to pay with cash in the lobby. And you can pay your Water Bill by credit card on our website also.

All city employees will report to work on their regular schedule until further notice. We have suspended all non-essential travel for city employees.

Mt.Carmel Police Department

The Mt.Carmel Police Department remains fully active and responding to any and all calls for service.

MCPD is urging citizens to use caution and not gather in large groups in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1. For everything else, call our non-emergency number, 618-262-4114.

Mt.Carmel Fire-Rescue Department

The Mt.Carmel Fire-Rescue Department remains fully active and responding to any and all calls for service.

Citizens in need of transport or treatment for non-life threatening conditions (for example, fever or cough) should use personal vehicles or private ambulance services. For emergency or life-threatening situations, including shortness of breath or inability to catch your breath, please call 9-1-1. For everything else, call our non-emergency number, 618-262-4114.

It is imperative that we keep our paramedics in service by minimizing unnecessary contact, so they may be available to respond to life-threatening situations.

During this period of social distancing, Parks and Recreation encourages residents to take advantage of its outdoor recreation amenities. City parks, walking trails, athletic courts, fields and playgrounds remain open and available to the public. The City asks residents to use outdoor spaces thoughtfully and in accordance with public health guidelines.

Mt.Carmel Public Library

Mt.Carmel Public Library location is open.

Rides Mass Transit

Public transportation through Rides Mass Transit System is continuing on its regular schedule, but may be subject to change in the coming days.

Wabash Emergency Management Agency

The City is in active contact with administrators for the Wabash County Emergency Management Agency.

Please remember to call 9-1-1 only for life-threatening emergencies. For everything else, call our non-emergency number, 618-262-4114.

WC Cafeteria and Senior Center

The Cafeteria is open for take-out and home delivery only at this time.

Facebook Information

There has been a Facebook page set-up with the most up to date information on the COVID-19 information. 



GWRPC Office is currently closed. In light of everything that is happening, the GWRPC office is currently working from home.

If you are in need of assistance please email them at:

Olivia Baumgardner, Executive Director, olivia [at]

Heather Neuman, Community Development Coordinator, heather [at]

Mike Gill, Grant Administrator, mgill [at] ()



You may access IDES services using the following methods:

To file an Unemployment Insurance claim, visit

If you have questions about Unemployment Insurance, please call our

Customer Service Center at 800-244-5631 or 866-488-4016 TTY

To certify for Unemployment Insurance benefits, visit or

call Tele-Serve at 312-338-4337 Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Wabash County Illinois Covid-19 Preparedness


Wabash General Hospital now has a COVID-19 Hotline Number that can be used if you are experiencing a fever of 100.4 or above, cough, shortness of breath, and potentially been in contact with someone who has tested positive, please call (618)263-6233

Wabash General Hospital has launched a symptom Checker on their website:  



Illinois State Hotline Number: 1-800-889-3931


Wabash County Public Health 

Wabash County IL Covid-19 Preparedness

Wabash General Hospital

Judici Website

WSJD Website