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Lake, McHenry counties officially move with rest of state into Phase 5 of no COVID restrictions

Lake and McHenry counties, along with the rest of Illinois, are officially in Phase 5, meaning 100% capacity limits and the end of other COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and events. The state on Friday eliminated all capacity limits and social distancing requirements on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues, Gov. J.B. […]

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Gov. Pritzker says Illinois will advance to Bridge Phase on May 14, could be fully reopened by June

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that Illinois will move into the Bridge Phase of reopening on May 14 and the state could be fully reopened without limits as soon as June. Pritzker made the announcement during a press conference Thursday afternoon at the James Thompson Center in Chicago. “This good news comes with a caveat. […]

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Gov. Pritzker says Illinois is making progress with COVID, may move to Bridge Phase of reopening soon

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said that Illinois is making progress in its COVID-19 metrics and could enter the “Bridge Phase” of reopening within days. Pritzker discussed the topic earlier this week while speaking at a press conference in Aurora about expanding COVID-19 resources and vaccine accessibility. “As you have seen in the numbers, they’ve been coming […]

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Gov. Pritzker says Illinois moving rapidly towards Bridge Phase of reopening, possibly within days

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said on Monday that Illinois is rapidly moving towards moving to the “Bridge Phase” of reopening, which will allow for expanded capacity at businesses and venues. Pritzker appeared in Cook County Monday morning to discuss the opening of a new mass vaccination site in Forest Park. During the press conference, he said […]