Essential businesses and manufacturers will be required to provide face-coverings to all employees who are not able to maintain six-feet of social distancing.
A modified stay-at-home order for Illinois is now in effect until May 30 amid to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One of the biggest changes in Gov. JB Prtizker’s May order, compared to last month, is the mask requirement. Beginning Friday, everyone over the age of 2 should wear a mask or face covering when they leave their home and cannot practice social distancing.
Some local grocery stores were even passing out free face masks to customers who showed up to shop Friday without one.