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The Governor has announced he will sign a modified version of the state’s stay at home order that will go into effect on May 1 and extend through Saturday, May 30.

 

State Representative Dan Brady says following the announcement that he would like to see modification done more on a regional basis, adding he believes there are certain small businesses that should be allowed to reopen, allowing more Illinoisans to get back to work.

 

 

State parks will begin a phased re-opening under guidance from the Department of Natural Resources. Fishing and boating in groups of no more than two people will be permitted. A list of parks that will be open on May 1 and additional guidelines can be found on the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website. 

 

Golf will be permitted under strict safety guidelines provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and when ensuring that social distancing is followed.

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