Guidance Affirming Non-Discrimination in Administration of the COVID-19 Vaccine
The Pritzker Administration has released guidance to affirm and supplement the State of Illinois’ April 10, 2020 Guidance Relating to Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for COVID-19. Federal and State civil rights laws, including the Illinois Human Rights Act, prohibit discrimination in the delivery of healthcare and support of the rendering of ethical, non-discriminatory decisions. These principles have equal and ever-important application in the context of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation
JB Pritzker, Governor of the State of Illinois, in the interest of aiding the people of Illinois and the local governments responsible for ensuring public health and safety issues a Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.
This proclamation will assist Illinois agencies in coordinating State and Federal resources, including the Strategic National Stockpile of medicines and protective equipment, to support local governments in preparation for any action that may be necessary related to the potential impact of COVID-19 in the State of Illinois.
Recent Winter Storms
In response to the recent winter storms causing large snow accumulations and frigid windchill temperatures, this proclamation declares all counties in the State of Illinois as disaster areas. Since local resources and capabilities may be exhausted, State resources are needed to recover from the effects of the severe winter weather. This proclamation shall be effective immediately and remain in effect for 30 days.
Calendar Year 2021
Executive Order Number 03
MODIFIES REGIONAL MITIGATION METRICS — Defines the metrics for any of the 11 regions to move to less or more restrictive mitigation measures. Also delineates the principal public health restrictions and mitigations for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Phase 4. Exemptions to all Tiers and Phases include free exercise of religion, emergency functions, and governmental functions.
Executive Order 2021-03 (HTML) (English) (Arabic)
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