In a March 26, 2021 press release, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced the aggressive actions the State of Illinois is taking to address the first signs of a possible resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- IDPH authorizes Local Health Departments with low demand to vaccinate residents 16 years of age and older, as federal projections show state expected to receive 1 million doses next week
- Rapid Response Vaccination Teams to deploy to areas seeing upticks to accelerate vaccine administration
- State hasn’t met metrics for Bridge Phase Reopening as hospitalizations and cases increase in Chicago, Cook County, and Region 1 (Rockford area)
March 26, 2021 Press Release