During a press conference Wednesday morning, Gov. J.B. Pritzker shared more details on his plan to lift the state’s mask mandate.
The governor said his intention is to lift the mask mandate in indoor locations by February 28.
However, the change would not apply to schools. He said more details on that mask mandate would come in the weeks following.
Governor Pritzker said, “Of course we still have the sensitive locations of K-12 schools, where we have lots of people who are joined together inside smaller spaces, thousands of people interacting in one location at a time, and so that’s something that will come weeks hence.