IL Gov Pritzker Calls for Nation-wide Mask Wearing Order

Testifying before the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security yesterday, Governor Pritzker called on the federal government to require face coverings for individuals in public and to devise a better national strategy centered around testing and contact tracing to try to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Governor also asked for more help from the federal government to make up for revenue losses during the pandemic, for clarity on insurance coverage for COVID-19 testing, and for continued National Guard help at federal testing sites. To view the testimony, please click here.

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