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Posted on: April 14, 2020

State Order Requires Use of Cloth Face Coverings

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Read the State of Illinois Stay-at-Home order

Read Frequently Asked Questions about the Stay-at-Home order


Information from the CDC on How to Make a Cloth Face Covering with or without a sewing machine
See video of United States Surgeon General demonstrating how to create a cloth face covering
Local resources for cloth face coverings


From the April 30, 2020 State of Illinois Executive Order:

Wearing a face covering in public places or when working.  Any individual who is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering (a mask or cloth face-covering) shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social distance.  Face-coverings are required in public indoor spaces such as stores. See more from the State of Illinois.


CDC guidelines on how to wear and make cloth face coverings
See video of United States Surgeon General demonstrating how to create a cloth face covering
See April 30, 2020 Federal Trade Commission article about online facemask sale scams 

Face coverings are not necessary for these instances:

  • Outdoor activity such as walking, running, biking or other solitary physical activity while practicing social or physical distancing of at least six feet;
  • Riding in a personal vehicle;
  • When drinking or eating;
  • When alone or with household members in a separate single space; and
  • When doing so poses great health, safety or security risk




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