Governor's Executive Order
On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10 requiring all Illinoisans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The order prohibits things like visiting the homes of friends and holding gatherings of any size and closes nonessential establishments, including most retail, recreation and entertainment businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk. For more information on what this order means for you, please see below.
Governor's Executive Order (has been extended)
Governor's Executive Order extended through May 29, 2020 with modifications.
Per the Governor's modified Executive Order, masks or other face coverings are required if you'll be in a public place where social distancing isn't possible. This can include outdoor spaces when you cannot maintain a distance of six feet. Check out the CDC's link on how to make a mask with common household items.