Today, Governor J.B. Pritzker extending the State at Home order, closing of schools and state of emergency until April 30.
This afternoon Governor Pritzker announced that effective tomorrow, the Stay-at-Home order for the State of Illinois has been extended through April 30, including the closure of all Illinois schools.
This order is an important to help contain the spread of Coronavirus. Health and medical experts project that our region has not yet reached the peak of impact of this virus, and expect that the number of positive cases and related deaths will continue to grow until then. The Stay-at-Home order and guidance for social distancing are ways that we can protect our own health and the health of our neighbors.
Disease Statistics continue to climb. Today, Illinois added 937 new cases, and 26 more deaths. Stay Home, Save Lives.