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Election Judge Wants To See Illinois Primary Postponed as Gov. Pritzker Fails to Follow His Own Social Distancing Executive Order at Polling Places

363 Election Judge Doug Brooks is concerned about the coronavirus pandemic (CBS Chicago). Cook County and Lake County courts have shut down, but polling places remain open for today’s presidential primary Election Day, even after […]

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Coronavirus Infections in Illinois Increase by 12 to Total 105; First Case in Will County and Peoria County Announced on Monday, March 16, 2020

206 The first coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case was reported in Will County today at the State of Illinois coronavirus update on Monday, March 16, 2020. The increase was smaller than yesterday’s increase, which was 29. […]

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Bars and Restaurants in Illinois Ordered to Close Monday Night, March 16, 2020 through Monday March 30, 2020; Drive-Thru and Pick-Up May Operate

641 Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s ordered Sunday afternoon March 15, 2020 that all bars and restaurants in Illinois must close to dine-in customers from the end of business Monday night, March 16, 2020 through March […]

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IDPH Reports 29 New Cases Totaling 93 at Gov. JB Pritzker’s Coronavirus Press Conference Sunday, March 15, 2020

512 The Illinois Department of Public Health along with Governor J.B. reported on Sunday March 15, 2020 reported 29 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across Illinois to a total of 93. Five additional counties […]

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IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike and Governor J.B. Pritzker Report 18 New Coronavirus Cases Up to a Total of 64 in Illinois on Saturday, March 14, 2020

564 The Illinois Department of Public Health along with Governor J.B. reported the first coronavirus case associated with a long-term care facility, and the first cases of of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Central Illinois and Southern […]

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Tell Gov. Pritzker’s Office to Postpone Election Day Tuesday, March 17, 2020 to Maintain Social Distancing for Coronavirus Mitigation

387 Louisiana became the first state on Friday, March 13, 2020 to postpone an election due to the coronavirus outbreak. Louisiana is pushing back their April 4, 2020 primary until June 20, 2020 — only […]

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IDPH Announces 14 New Cases in Illinois as Governor Pritzker Declares that All Illinois Schools Will Temporarily Close

1,838 At the governor’s daily Friday’s COVID-19 update, March 13, 2020, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recognized that President Donald Trump declared a National Emergency, but stated that the time has “long since past the moment […]

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Seven Additional Coronavirus Cases in Chicagoland Reported March 12, 2020; Followed Information About Guidance and Mandates from Officials

398 Governor JB Pritzker began a press conference on coronavirus on Thursday March 12, 2020 by announcing that all major sports teams have been asked to cancel games or play without spectators until May 1, […]

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Illinois Coronavirus Patients on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Up to 25 from 19 Tuesday; Two New Patients Are Located in Arlington Heights

1,843 The number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois was reported at 25 on Wednesday March 11, 2020, including the first Lake County resident, and two additional people in Arlington Heights, according to a briefing by […]