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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Tier 2 COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations to Begin Wednesday, November 11

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Due to the increase of COVID-19 spread, heightened mitigation measures for our region, were put into place by the State of Illinois this morning at 12:01 a.m.

Tier 2 of the Restore Illinois Resurgence Mitigation Plan includes restrictions that effect bar/restaurant party sizes, decreases gathering sizes for meeting/event spaces and organized sports. These restrictions are in addition to those issued with Tier 1...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Message from Mayor Jeff Pruyn Regarding Restaurant Closures

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Today, I met with Itasca restaurant owners and operators. Unfortunately, it is likely that some of our long-standing restaurants may never reopen, if the state persists in requiring them shut their doors again.

Our restaurants, most of whom are small businesses, locally owned and operated, have spent thousands of dollars this summer to meet state COVID protocols to keep their employees and patrons safe and healthy. Now they are being told that it is not enough. ...

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