Arwady and Lightfoot to Provide COVID-19 Mitigation Update and Mask Advice – NBC Chicago – .

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Arwady and Lightfoot to Provide COVID-19 Mitigation Update and Mask Advice – NBC Chicago – .


Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady spoke on Sunday on the state of the city’s fight against COVID-19.

City officials on Friday recommended all residents over the age of 2 wear masks in indoor public places, regardless of their immunization status, after the CDC revealed data showing Cook County is doing so. part of the areas of the United States that experience “substantial” transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

The CRPD noted that wearing face coverings remains optional in outdoor environments “where the risk of transmission of COVID-19 is lower”.

Along with the Cook County suburb, Chicago is considered an area of ​​”substantial” COVID transmission by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a move that triggered the federal recommendation to resume indoor masking. as part of its new guidelines released on Tuesday.

The CDC has updated its guidelines to recommend that fully vaccinated people re-wear masks indoors in areas of the United States that experience “substantial” or “high” transmission of COVID-19. The Illinois Department of Health later said it would align with CDC guidelines.

City officials on Friday recommended all residents over the age of 2 wear masks in indoor public places, regardless of their immunization status, after the CDC revealed data showing Cook County is doing so. part of the parts of the United States that are experiencing “substantial” transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

The CRPD noted that wearing face coverings remains optional in outdoor environments “where the risk of transmission of COVID-19 is lower”.

Along with the Cook County suburb, Chicago is considered an area of ​​”substantial” COVID transmission by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a move that triggered the federal recommendation to resume indoor masking. as part of its new guidelines released on Tuesday.

The CDC has updated its guidelines to recommend that fully vaccinated people re-wear masks indoors in areas of the United States that experience “substantial” or “high” transmission of COVID-19. The Illinois Department of Health later said it would align with CDC guidelines.

Cook County officials are also recommending that everyone in schools – teachers, staff, students and visitors – wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination status and level of community transmission.

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