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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, Illinois
Illinois Department of Employment Security Upgrades Website March 27, 2020
Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced they are taking additional steps to address the unprecedented volume of unemployment benefit claims the department has fielded as a result of COVID-19.
Read 'IDES Upgrades Website, Staggers Application Times in Effort to Handle Crush'
Recap of Governor's Executive Orders
Below is a list of the Governor's Executive Orders that are most relevant to County Government
A full list of the Governor’s Executive Orders is available here.
GOVERNOR'S DISASTER PROCLAMATION - Press Release March 9, 2020
JB Pritzker, Governor of the State of Illinois, in the interest of aiding the people of Illinois and the local governments responsible for ensuring public health and safety, issues a Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
This proclamation will assist Illinois agencies in coordinating State and Federal resources, including the Strategic National Stockpile of medicines and protective equipment, to support local governments in preparation for any action that may be necessary related to the potential impact of COVID-19 in the State of Illinois.