Tag: Illinois mask mandate

State confirms indoor mask mandate will be lifted Monday

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to decline, and ICU bed availability continues to rise, so Gov. J.B. Pritzker confirmed on Friday, Feb. 25, that the Illinois indoor mask requirement will end Monday, Feb. 28, at 12:01 a.m. Since the Pritzker announced on Feb. 9 the plan to lift the indoor[Read More…]

Governor announces likely Feb. 28 end to indoor mask mandate

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Wednesday, Feb. 9, that COVID-19 infection and hospitalization numbers are falling rapidly enough that the indoor mask mandate will probably be lifted on Feb. 28, if the trend continues. The mask mandate for K-12 schools, however, will remain in effect for a few weeks after[Read More…]

Illinois fully aligns with new CDC masking recommendations

State and national health agencies are recommending a partial return to mask-wearing, even for those who have received COVID-19 vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated guidelines on Tuesday recommending that everyone, including fully vaccinated individuals, wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas with substantial[Read More…]

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