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News Conference (5/31/2020)

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Gov. Pritzker’s Press Conference

Springfield, Ill. – Governor JB Pritzker addresses the media concerning the Chicago protest situation.

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Gov. Pritzker’s Press Conference

Springfield, Ill. – Governor JB Pritzker addresses the media concerning the Chicago protest National Guard deployment.

 
 

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Public Health Officials Announce 1,471 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease 419736SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,471 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths.8/4/2020 4:54:56 PM8/4/2020 4:54:56 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Public Health Officials Announce 1,298 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease 1210361SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,298 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 10 additional confirmed deaths.8/3/2020 4:39:17 PM08/3/2020 4:39:17 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Launches Mask Awareness Campaign: ‘It Only Works If You Wear It'1210385Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker launched a new $5 million awareness campaign today to encourage Illinois residents to wear a face covering every time they’re in public — because it only works if you wear it. Following the data-driven approach that has guided Illinois’ coronavirus response, the campaign uses local information to advertise on broadcast and cable television, radio, billboards and social media to the communities with the greatest risk from COVID-19. 8/3/2020 5:36:06 PM08/3/2020 5:36:06 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Two Appointments to Illinois Boards 1317672Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration: 8/3/2020 9:50:07 PM08/3/2020 9:50:07 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces New Community-Based Approach to Transform Juvenile Justice in Illinois1083971CHICAGO - Governor JB Pritzker and Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton today announced the 21st Century Illinois Transformation Model, a new plan that will transform the state’s juvenile justice system over the next four years. 7/31/2020 4:37:26 PM07/31/2020 4:37:26 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Public Health Officials Announce 1,941 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease 1084116SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 1,941 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 21 additional confirmed deaths.7/31/2020 4:57:11 PM07/31/2020 4:57:11 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
11 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease1084125SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when it experiences an increase in two or more COVID-19 risk indicators from the state’s COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation plan. 7/31/2020 5:05:14 PM07/31/2020 5:05:14 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
IDPH Responding to Limited Test Processing Delay at Some Community-Based and Mobile Testing Sites1084247SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is responding to a test processing delay involving tests conducted at certain state-run sites and sent to Reditus Labs. 7/31/2020 8:48:15 PM07/31/2020 8:48:15 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Three Appointments to Illinois Boards1209797Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration.7/31/2020 9:51:11 PM07/31/2020 9:51:11 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Pritzker administration announces $250 Million in infrastructure grants to Illinois counties, municipalities and townships 584460SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation today announced the second of six $250 million grants to counties, municipalities and townships to address local transportation needs. Made possible thanks to the bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital plan, the first infrastructure program in Illinois in nearly a decade and the largest in state history, the funding ensures continued investment in Illinois’ transportation systems and helps maintain safe and reliable infrastructure at the local level.7/30/2020 6:14:33 PM07/30/2020 6:14:33 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js