Updates on cases, laws, and other topics of interest to local governments

Subscribe by Email

Enter your Email:
Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz

Subscribe in a Reader

Follow Municipal Minute on Twitter


Blog comments do not reflect the views or opinions of the Author or Ancel Glink. Some of the content may be considered attorney advertising material under the applicable rules of certain states. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Please read our full disclaimer

Sunday, May 24, 2020

BREAKING: Illinois Releases Phase 3 Reopening Guidelines (Businesses and Operations)

The State of Illinois just released guidelines for businesses and operations that will be allowed to reopen in Phase 3. We will provide more details on specific businesses, including outdoor dining, over the next week but wanted to make sure you had the link to the comprehensive guidelines and tool kits as soon as possible, so local governments can prepare for the reopening that is expected by the end of next week. 

Resources available about Phase 3 guidelines are available on the DCEO's website here. You can read the Restore Illinois Plan. The following is a summary of what you can find on the website:

To prepare businesses and employers to implement the new safety guidelines and to bring many residents back to work, the State of Illinois has developed this business toolkit complete with signage, training checklists, and other resources to ensure business and activities are conducted in accordance with the latest and greatest public health recommendations.

Phase 3 guidelines span 10 different industry categories. Each set of guidelines includes a common set of guidelines that are expected and encouraged among all employers and activity types, as well as workplace and program-specific guidelines.

Common Guidelines for all Phase 3 Businesses and Operations can be found in the Phase 3 Business Toolkit.

You can find specific guidelines and tool kits for the following businesses/activities:
  • Manufacturing
  • Offices
  • Retail
  • Service Counters
  • Youth Sports
  • Health and Fitness Centers
  • Personal Care Services
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Day Camps
  • Outdoor Dining at Restaurants and Bars


Post a Comment