Illinois Orders and Regulations for Re-opening

Please see below for a list of resources for complying with Illinois public health requirements.  This list will be updated as new requirements and announcements become available.

  • Illinois Executive Order 2021-23 (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 89) – 09.17.2021 - Governor Pritzker reissues several executive orders, extending most of the provisions through October 16, 2021.
  • Illinois Executive Order 2021-10 (COVID-19 Executive Order No. 79) – 05.17.2021 - Bridge Phase Order - Safely expands activities for businesses and organizations that were limited during prior mitigation phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. The order aligns with the latest CDC guidance and rescinds emergency rules requiring face masks for fully vaccinated individuals. However, masks are still required for everyone in healthcare settings, congregate settings and on transit.
  • Restore Illinois – State Reopening Plan  05.05.2020  Released by Governor Pritzker's office, this page details Illinois's five-phased plan for re-opening. This framework is continually monitored and updated as research and science develop.
  • Illinois Department of Commerce – State Reopening Plan The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity evaluates the Restore Illinois plan to provide guidelines and tools for various industries based on which phase of the plan the state is currently in.
  • Illinois Executive Order 2020-43 – "Phase Four"  06.26.2020  The Community Revitalization order intends to safely and conscientiously resume or expand activities paused or limited by COVID-19.  This EO supersedes EO 2020-38 ("Phase Three").
  • Gov. Pritzker's "Phase Four" Press Release  06.22.2020 Governor Pritzker announces advancement into Phase Four of the Restore Illinois Plan. Under Phase Four, the following business segments may safely reopen or expand: health and fitness, movies and theater, museums and zoos, as well as indoor dining at restaurants.

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