New COVID-19 Mitigations Begin on Friday for Illinois

Chicago REALTORS® are still considered essential workers and allowed to continue working under the new COVID-19 mitigations that begin Friday to combat the recent surge in positivity rates and hospitalizations. However, caution should be exercised while transacting, such as wearing masks, limiting the number of people at showings, working remotely when possible, continuing virtual practices and more. The new mitigation requirements announced by Governor Pritzker on Tuesday include the following:
  • Limiting the size of gatherings
  • Reduced capacities in certain public locations
  • Temporary closures to casinos, indoor dining, gyms and more
The full list of mitigations can be viewed here. Our COVID-19 resource page has all of the updates and news on the pandemic since it began, so make sure to look there for any questions you may have. Check out Illinois REALTORS®’ latest guidance here.