On Saturday, January 23, Governor Pritzker announced that Region 10, which includes suburban Cook County, will be moving to Tier 1 COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations. The movement to a lesser tier signals a sustained reduction in the COVID-19 positivity rate and is one step closer to returning to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan.
Bars and restaurants
Indoor service limited to lesser of 25% or 25 persons per room
No tables exceeding 4 people indoors
Suspend indoor service if not serving food
Outdoor, delivery and takeout service continues under updated hours
Meetings, social events and gatherings
Limit to lesser of 25 guests or 25% of overall room capacity both indoors and outdoors
Applicable to professional, cultural and social group gatherings.
Not applicable to students participating in-person classroom learning, or sports.
This does not reduce the overall facility capacity dictated by general Phase 4 business guidance such as office, personal care, retail, etc.
No party buses
Organized group recreational activities
Sports should follow the mitigation measures set forth in the All Sport Guidelines, which outlines appropriate levels of practice and competition based on individual sport risk
Face coverings must be worn at all times in fitness centers, including while engaged in individual exercise regardless of person or machine spacing
Recreation, fitness centers and outdoor activities (not included in the above exposure settings) follow Phase 4 guidance