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Posted on: August 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Governor Pritzker Mandates Indoor Mask Wearing

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Effective August 30, 2021, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker issued a State-wide indoor mask mandate as cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations continue to rise. See more information.

See updated mask mandate Frequently Asked Questions document from the State of Illinois.

Skokie Health and Human Services (HHS) Extends Masking Order through January 10, 2022
Any individual age two and older and able to medically tolerate a mask shall be required to wear a mask when indoors in a public place, regardless of vaccination status through at least January 10, 2022. The masking order has been extended due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, where recently cases have been increasing.
 
Indoor public places include any common or shared space in: (1) a residential multi-unit building or (2) any non- residential building, including but not limited to retail stores, restaurants, bars/taverns, health and fitness clubs, museums, hotels, personal services, performance venues, movie theaters, commercial buildings, event venues, healthcare settings, congregate facilities, on public transportation and in transportation hubs. Masks may be removed at restaurants, bars and other eating/drinking establishments by patrons when they are actively eating/drinking while stationary. Masks can also be removed for certain activities that require their removal, such as beard shaves or facials.  

Vaccination, masking in public indoor settings and social distancing remain the most effective means of slowing the transmission of COVID-19.

Skokie businesses are required to post signage that states that masks are required. The Village of Skokie has created a sign that can be posted by employers. Download a copy of the mask order sign.

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