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Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra to require proof of vaccination for concertgoers and staff

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra announced Tuesday it will be requiring proof of vaccination for entry into all its upcoming indoor concerts and events.

The decision comes on the heels of the dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases as the Delta variant spreads throughout the United States. The vaccination policy will be in full effect beginning with the "Classical Evolve" composer competition event on Sept. 22.

The vaccination policy will be implemented as an open-ended one, with any changes or reversals being considered and/or implemented based upon informed updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and/or state . . .

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