As local, state, and national officials take steps to follow guidance from the Center for Disease Control, Illinois issued a “stay-at-home” order to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.
While many people will still go to work—such as those who work at grocery stores, transit agencies, and healthcare—most residents must remain inside as much as possible. Of course, all residents are still allowed to take walks outside, make trips to grocery stores, and get medical care. Clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, gas stations, restaurants offering delivery and take-out, and transit will all continue to operate.
Here’s what you need to know about the novel coronavirus from closures to public transit and housing.