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Illinois will enter bridge phase on Friday as state continues to ease pandemic restrictions (free content)

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan on Friday, May 14. The Bridge Phase is the final step before the full reopening of Phase 5.

Under the Bridge Phase, there are expanded capacity limits for businesses, dining, offices, events, conferences and gatherings. Barring any significant reversals in key COVID-19 statewide indicators, including increasing hospitalizations, Illinois could enter Phase . . .

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