Governor Pritzker released the Restore Illinois Plan, a five-phased plan that is intended to reopen the state, guided by health metrics and marked by distinct business, education, and recreation activities characterizing each phase. Under the Restore Illinois framework, certain businesses and activities are allowed to resume in Phase III with IDPH-approved safety guidance in place.
Under this order, the wearing of a face covering is still required by any individual over the age of two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social distance. To Learn more about the use of cloth face coverings, some of which do not require sewing, by visiting the CDC’s website.
Individuals are also encouraged to support local businesses and restaurants during the pandemic. Under Phase III, restaurants and bars are permitted to serve customers in outdoor dining settings. Drive through, curbside pickup, delivery and online services remain available. Many delivery services offer a no contact option for leaving an order at your door to collect at your convenience. Several Lisle restaurants are also offering delivery of beer and wine along with meal options.
In Phase III of Restore Illinois, the following are permitted:
- Gatherings: All gatherings of 10 people or fewer are allowed with this limit subject to change based on latest data & guidance.
- Travel: Travel should follow IDPH and CDC approved guidance.
- Health Care: All health care providers are open with DPH approved safety guidance.
- Education and Child Care: Remote learning in P-12 schools and higher education; Limited child care and summer programs open with IDPH approved safety guidance.
- Outdoor Recreation: State parks open; Activities permitted in groups of 10 or fewer with social distancing.