Update from the leaders at Burr Ridge United Church of Christ
May 17, 2021
Update on Masks and Social Distancing
Gov. J.B. Pritzker followed the lead of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday, issuing an updated executive order removing his mask and social distancing mandates — in most settings — for those who are fully vaccinated.
The state’s department of public health also removed its emergency rules on social distancing for fully vaccinated people.
“Getting vaccinated is the ultimate protection from COVID-19 and the quickest ticket back to normal life,” Pritzker said in a statement. “With public health experts now saying fully vaccinated people can safely remove their masks in most settings, I’m pleased to follow the science and align Illinois’ policies with the CDC’s guidance.”
The new CDC guidance announced last week allowed for fully vaccinated people to safely stop wearing masks outdoors and in the majority of indoor settings.
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