Pritzker expected to order indoor masking Thursday

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — (UPDATE) — Masks are back and vaccines will be required for all P-12 teachers and staff, all higher education staff and students, as well as health care workers, Gov. Pritzker announced Thursday.

Gov J.B. Pritzker is expected to order a new indoor mask mandate for everyone two and up Thursday morning.

According to an article from Chicago Sun-Times, the information come from “sources with knowledge of the announcement.”

In addition to the new indoor mask mandate, Pritzker is also expected to announce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all K-12 and higher education employees.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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