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Posted on: August 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate in Effect Monday, Aug. 30

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The State of Illinois has implemented a statewide indoor mask mandate effective Monday, August 30, regardless of vaccination status. To slow the spread of the highly transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant, all Illinois residents over the age of two will be required to wear a mask in all indoor settings. While not required, masks are encouraged in crowded outdoor settings like festivals and concerts as well as for activities that require close contact with people who are not vaccinated. Learn more
DuPage County remains at a “High” level of COVID-19 community transmission per CDC county-level data. Notably, over 97 percent of hospitalized and deceased COVID-19 cases since mid-December 2020 in DuPage County have been in persons not fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 
There are numerous options for members of the community to get their COVID-19 vaccine in DuPage County:

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