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Village Announcements


COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Available

New appointments for the Sangamon County Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination clinic will become available today (March 9, 2020) at 9:00am for individuals in phases 1a, 1b, or 1b+. There are two options to register:

For additional appointment and eligibility information, please visit More appointment blocks are announced as the availability of vaccines increases. You can sign up with the Sangamon Alert Management System to receive notices from the SCDPH at

Make a Severe Weather Plan

Are You Ready?

March brings thoughts of Spring, but it is also the start of the severe storm season in Illinois. The first week of March is storm preparedness week. This is a good time to check your emergency kits and make sure that you have updated them. It’s also a good time to make sure that you have multiple ways to receive severe weather watches and warnings. This can include your cellular phone, TV, Radio, and NOAA Weather Radio. Be sure to have a battery operated source in case of power outages. You can find more about how to prepare at


COVID Vaccine Appointments

The Sangamon County Department of Public Health has just announced additional appointments at the State Fairground Mass Vaccination site. They are available to those that meet the guidelines for 1a, 1b, and 1b part II as defined at Vaccine appointments can be made from the main SCDPH site at or by phone at 217-210-8801. More appointment blocks are announced as the availability of vaccines increases. You can sign up with the Sangamon Alert Management System to receive notices from the SCDPH at .

Snow Emergency Declared

With anticipated snowfall, a Snow Emergency will be in effect from 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 15 through 7:00 a.m. Friday, February 19.

The National Weather Service is forecasting in excess of 8 inches of accumulation.
The public is asked to remove their parked vehicles from the marked snow emergency routes immediately and other roadways within the Village of Jerome as soon as possible.

This will ensure safe passage for our Public Works staff as they work to keep our streets clear.

Thank you for your cooperation.

April 2021 Consolidated Election Filings

Candidacy packets and other information on the April 6, 2021, Consolidated Election are now available.  Four Village of Jerome positions will be on that ballot – president and three trustees.  All positions are for four-year terms.  With the Village office currently closed please contact the Village Clerk at 546-2203 or to set up a time to pick up the paperwork.  The documents are also available on the County Clerk’s website,  Although candidacy packets are available, petitions cannot be circulated before September 22, 2020.  Petitions must be filed with the Village Clerk during the period of December 14 through December 21, 2020.

Filing Candidate Petitions for the April 6, 2021, Consolidated Election

Notice is hereby given that the office of Jerome Village Clerk will be open from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday beginning December 14, 2020 through December 21, 2020 for the purpose of accepting candidate petitions or certificates for the Consolidated Election to be held on April 6, 2021 for the following offices. Offices to be Voted Upon:

Village President
Village Trustee
Village Trustee
Village Trustee 

Linda Wheeland
Jerome Village Clerk

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Ameren Work Along Iles

During the week of November 16, 2020, and possibly the week of November 23, 2020, natural gas lines will be upgraded in Jerome along Iles Avenue by a contractor of Ameren.  The Village asks for your cooperation while this work is being completed.