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‘We are running out of time’: Gov. Pritzker announces indoor mask mandate, vaccine mandates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that he is implementing an indoor mask mandate for the entire state and vaccine mandates for all education staff and healthcare workers in Illinois. “Unfortunately, our current vaccination levels are not enough to blunt the ferocity of the delta variant hospitalization surges in some regions. Hospital administrators are asking for […]

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Gov. Pritzker officially lifts Illinois mask mandate for vaccinated residents

Gov. J.B. Pritzker officially lifted his mask mandate for vaccinated Illinois residents on Monday, aligning with guidance issued last week by the CDC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their guidance Thursday, saying that fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing masks or physically distancing except where required by federal or […]

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Gov. Pritzker says Illinois will follow CDC guidance, modify mask mandate for vaccinated people

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he would update the state’s mask mandate in line with the CDC after they announced vaccinated people do not need to wear a mask in almost all indoor or outdoor settings. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their guidance Thursday, saying that fully vaccinated people can resume […]