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Answering frequently asked questions about vaccine, face covering requirements in Illinois

Illinois Mask WEB

(WREX) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed Executive Order 21-22 on Sept. 3, which requires all individuals over the age of 2 and who can medically tolerate a face covering to wear a face covering when in indoor public places.

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The Executive Order also requires health care workers, school personnel, higher education personnel and students, and employees and contractors of state-owned or operated congregate facilities to be fully vaccinated, as described in the Order.

Since then, there's been many questions being asked about when to wear a mask or if you need a vaccine. Well, the state provided a document with an answer to a lot of those questions.

Here's the document with answers to the FAQ. (Click here to read the document if you're reading on the 13 WREX News app.)


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Andrew Carrigan

Andy Carrigan is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager at WREX. He joined the 13 WREX team as a photographer in 2016 after graduating from Northern Illinois University.

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