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Lake and McHenry counties moved to Tier 2 mitigations after state officials bolster hospital capacity

Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry counties, have been moved to less restrictive Tier 2 mitigation after state health officials bolstered capacity at hospitals in the two counties. “With the state of Illinois launching multiple health care staffing contracts to increase hospital staffing, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is adjusting its mitigation […]

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Gov. Pritzker says Illinois regions, including Lake and McHenry counties, may soon lift Tier 3 restrictions

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that all 11 Illinois regions, including Lake and McHenry counties, could have their Tier 3 restrictions lifted by next week if they meet the required metrics. In mid-November, Pritzker moved all the regions to Tier 3 level, which is the strictest mitigation before a stay-at-home order, in an effort to “suppress […]