Today, August 4, 2021, Governor Pritzker re-imposed a mask mandate for all schools. All students and staff, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear masks indoors. This order covers school activities and extra curricular events. Masks are not required for outdoor sports or activities.
The Governor did state that he would continue to monitor transmission rates, vaccinations rates, CDC guidance and other factors going forward and would adjustment requirements accordingly.
We will update you as we get further guidance from IDPH and ISBE. This information is based off of the Governor’s press conference this afternoon. Please call your District attorney for any additional questions.