On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines regarding when face coverings would be required. Those updated guidelines are available on the CDC’s website via this link. The guidelines allow fully vaccinated people to participate in various outdoor activities without wearing face coverings and other indoor activities while wearing a mask without social distancing. A graphic broadly detailing the requirements is available via this link. The Governor’s EO 2021-09 modifies the state’s current face covering requirements under Phase 4 to bring them in line with the CDC guidelines.
Restore Illinois Plan
Restore Illinois is about saving lives and livelihoods. The five-phased plan will reopen our state, guided by health metrics and with distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. This is an initial framework that will likely be updates as research and science develop and as the potential for treatments or vaccines is realized. The plan is based upon regional healthcare availability, and it recognizes the distinct impact COVID-19 has had on different regions of our state as well as regional variations in hospital capacity. View the full Restore Illinois Plan.
COVID-19 Mitigation Plan
On July 15, 2020 Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced a new COVID-19 mitigation plan focused on combating a resurgence of cases will maintaining the progress the state has made towards bending the curve over the last four months. As states across the country experience a surge of new COVID-19 cases, Illinois remains an outlier with lower hospitalization and infection rates and one of the highest rates of testing in the U.S. The resurgence plan recognizes that the state is in its strongest position to combat the virus since the pandemic began, with a robust testing operation regularly yielding more than 30,000 tests per day, expanded tracing operations with 1,450 contact tracers, a growing stockpile of personal protective equipment, and hospital surge capacity. The plan also accounts for months of additional data and research as public health experts reach a greater scientific understanding of this virus and how it spreads. View the full mitigation plan.
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- Answering 20 questions about COVID-19 (CDC)
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- How to Make Your Own Facemask (US Surgeon General)
- Social Distancing (U.S. Government)
- Village Coronavirus webpage
- State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Website
- Text "TALK" or "HABLAR" to 552020 for Mental Health Counseling
- Text "UNEMPLOYMENT", "FOOD", or "SHELTER" to 552020 for Assistance
- Call: 833-673-5669 for Help with COVID-19 Symptoms
- IDPH Map of Confirmed COVID19 Cases by Zip Code
- IDPH Hotline: 1-800-889-3931
- IDPH Email for Questions about COVID-19: email@example.com
- IDPH Email for Info on State COVID Response: Gov.COVID19stakeholder@illinois.gov
- Cook County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Surveillance Data - Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Cook County Hotline: 708-633-3319
- Cook County Email: COVID19@cookcountyhhs.org
- Cook County Alerts: Text "alertcook" to 888-777