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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Stay at home order extended through April 30; Emergency help for small businesses

Governor extends “stay at home” order until April 30 Governor Pritzker announced yesterday that he is extending his executive order directing Illinoisans to stay at home until at least April…


Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Coronavirus testing; help for small businesses

An update on testing Testing for possible cases of coronavirus has been a significant issue as this outbreak has continued, and in recent weeks we have seen an upsurge in…


Monday, March 30, 2020
Remote learning days for schools; federal help on the way

Executive order calls for “remote learning days” in Illinois schools The Governor has issued an executive order which directed the State Superintendent to begin the process of implementing “remote learning…


Friday, March 27, 2020
Helpful resources for those with coronavirus questions

Below is a list of local, state and federal resources for those with questions about the many different aspects of the ongoing coronavirus emergency. Check back, as this list will…


Friday, March 27, 2020
First coronavirus case confirmed in Iroquois, second in Livingston

Public health confirms coronavirus case in Iroquois County and a second in Livingston Yesterday authorities in Iroquois County reported that county’s first confirmed coronavirus case, making Iroquois the third county…


Thursday, March 26, 2020
State tax filing deadline extended; General Assembly cancels session days

State income tax deadline extended to July 15 Governor Pritzker announced late yesterday that the deadline for filing state income tax returns has been extended to July 15. This follows…


Wednesday, March 25, 2020
News from state government for Wednesday March 25

Latest Department of Public Health update confirms 250 new Illinois coronavirus cases Yesterday brought word from the Illinois Department of Public Health that another 250 confirmed cases of coronavirus had…


Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Tuesday’s coronavirus update from state government

Department of Public Health announced 236 new cases of coronavirus in Illinois Yesterday’s daily update from the Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported the confirmation of another 236 cases of…


Monday, March 23, 2020
Essential businesses defined; latest update from Public Health

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Friday, March 20, 2020
Friday afternoon update: Governor announces statewide ‘stay at home’ order

This afternoon Governor Pritzker announced a statewide “stay at home” order starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow until April 7. Grocery stores, gas stations, hospitals and pharmacies and other essential businesses…