Cancellations and changes due to Coronavirus



Governor Pritzker has ordered all public and private schools in Illinois to be closed through the end of the school year.

AARP Taxaide sites nationally, including Salem, Centralia, Mt. Vernon, are shut down until further notice. More information will be released when available.

Several State Recreational Areas are among those that will be reopening beginning May first with restrictions.  For a complete list click here

The Bryan-Bennett Library has announced they will remain closed through May 30. The Library Board will consider a reopening protocol at its May 19th meeting, at which time the Board will be able to announce the Library’s reopening date. All late fees incurred from March 18 through the date of the Library reopening will be waived.

Centralia City Hall, Public Works office and Animal Shelter all closed to the public until April 30th. City workers will still be on the job and can be reached by phone and all city services will continue uninterrupted.  All committee meetings for the month of April have been canceled.

The Centralia Regional Library District is closed until April 30th, with modified services through roadside pickup for items currently on hold. This includes any events hosted by third-party organizations. The Centralia Regional Library District does not charge overdue fines, patrons are encouraged to keep library materials at their home until the library reopens and not bring them to our outside dropbox. E-resources -E-books, audiobooks, and magazines, are always available online through our website. Visit http://www.centralialibrary.org. Links are at the top of the page.

Centralia Recycle Center closed until further notice. Please save your recyclables if possible.

Centralia Community Youth Center After School Program, located at 1224 East Rexford Street, Centralia, Illinois, will be closed from Monday, March 16, 2020, until Centralia City Schools reopen.

Centralia Recreation Complex closed until March 31st. All programs are suspended.

Felician Sisters Wellness Center ‘Next’ program is canceled until further notice.

Kaskaskia College has closed all campuses, with all classes for the spring semester and registration moved online.

Keep Salem Beautiful recycling trailer on the 200 block of North Broadway is out of service until further notice due to the closure of Centralia Clean and Green.

Kinmundy Opry canceled until further notice.

Kinmundy Public Library will be closed until further notice but will offer curbside services Monday – Friday from 1 – 5 PM. Just call the library at 547-3250 or email them at kinmundypubliclibrarydirector@gmail.com to make arrangements.

Midland Area Agency on Aging is closed to the public.  Staff will be available to answer questions and provide service via telephone.  If you need assistance, please call (618) 532-1853 and leave a mesage.  A staff person will return your call as son as possible.   

Rend Lake has closed all campuses, with all classes moved online for the rest of the spring semester.

Salem City Hall will be closed to the public through April 30th, but staff is working and can be reached by phone at 548-2222. All committee and board meetings have been canceled through March 31st.

Salem Community Center Bingo canceled until further notice.

Sandoval Village Hall is closed to the public, but city staff is working and can be reached by phone.

US Army Corps of Engineers will close all visitor centers, museums, beaches and project offices to the public beginning Wednesday. Day use areas and boat ramps will remain open and available. Campground reservations have been canceled through April 30th.


Beyond Baskets and More in Odin will be closed.

Country Creek Treasures in Salem will be closed.

Hair Business closed until Stay at Home Order lifted

Rusty Nail in Salem is closed until further notice


Alma Christian Church canceling services until further notice.

Bethel Baptist Church no services until further notice.

Bethel Christian Church in Louisville has canceled all services until further notice.

Calumet Street Christian Church will continue to have Friendship Meals on Monday and Thursday nights, but they will be pickup only from 4 to 5:30 pm.

Diamond Springs Baptist Church will not have services until further notice.

First Baptist Church in Salem no services until further notice. However, the church will be available via WSIQ AM-1350 and FM 92.1 at its regular time of 10:45 Sunday morning.

First Christian Church in Salem canceling all in-person gatherings through April 7th.

First Presbyterian Church, Centralia, has canceled all services/gatherings until further notice due to Covid-19.

First Church of God at 420 East Clark Street in Salem canceled until at least April7th.

First United Methodist Church in Sandoval closed

Harvey’s Point Christian Church no service

Iuka United Methodist Church no services until further notice

Kinmundy and Wesley United Methodist Churches will not meet for worship this Sunday. All church activities and meetings are canceled until the children return to school.

New Zion General Baptist Church southeast of Xenia canceled until further notice

Patoka United Methodist Church

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church canceling services until further notice.

Salem Lutheran Church canceling worship services, classes and activities until further notice

Sandoval United Methodist Church no services

St Mary’s in Centralia and St. Lawrence in Sandoval parish offices will be closed. You may leave a message at 532-6291. The Celebration of Holy Mass will be broadcast Live from St. Mary’s Chapel in Centralia each Sunday morning at ten am on St. Mary’s Facebook Page — St. Mary’s Catholic Church-Centralia Illinois. Mass will be recorded and archived on the Facebook page. You may also check the Facebook page for further updates and announcements.

St. Peter United Church of Christ has canceled church services until further notice.

St. Theresa Catholic Church in Salem and St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Kinmundy will have no Mass until further notice.

St. Theresa Catholic Church in Salem will hold their regular food pantry from nine to eleven Tuesday and Thursday morning. Please come to the back door of the former grade school building.

Shattuc United Methodist Church is closed

Temple Baptist Church in Centralia closed until further notice..

Woodland Church located 3 miles east of Iuka on Highway 50, has canceled services for this week.

Young’s Chapel Christian Church has canceled services through April 30th.

Zion Hill Church in Centralia closed until April 30th.


May Cancellations:

Centralia annual Locust Street Historical Fair is canceled.

Odin Firemen’s Picnic scheduled for May 7th, 8th, and 9th has been canceled.  It may be rescheduled depending on the availability of the carnival.

Sandoval village wide clean up scheduled for April 27th through May 4th is canceled along with the May 2nd village wide rummage sales.   Both will be rescheduled.