The sign on the door at the Upper Valley Mall explains why they are closed through Monday, April 6 due to the stay-at-home order. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

5 things Clark, Champaign residents need to know today about coronavirus

Here are five things Clark and Champaign residents need to know about COVID-19, or coronavirus today. 

1. The stay-at-home order remains in effect prompting the Upper Valley Mall to temporarily close. The mall is closed through April 6, coinciding with the timeframe for the stay-at-home order in hopes of limiting the spread of the COVID-19, or  coronavirus.

READ MORE: Upper Valley Mall temporarily closed as result of stay-at-home order

2. Many businesses remain open in Clark, Champaign and other counties because they are part of the supply chain for essential services. 

READ MORE: Clark County leaders explain what makes jobs essential

3. United Way established a fund to help Clark, Champaign nonprofits that provide shelter and food to residents as the coronavirus pandemic continues. 

READ MORE: United Way fund to provide financial assistance to local nonprofits

4. Statewide tornado drill for today has been canceled due to many businesses and schools being closed. 

READ MORE: Statewide tornado drill canceled due to coronavirus closings

5. Springfield is extending their income tax filing deadline. The deadline to file and pay 2019 Springfield Income Tax is July 15. 

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