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UPDATE: Health Care Worker Vaccine, Testing and Masking Mandates

posted: May 3, 2023

State Testing Mandate Expired October 15

Governor Pritzker’s executive order on Vaccination and Testing Requirements for Health Care Workers expired October 15, 2022.

Facilities should continue to follow any federal standards.

As for face coverings, at least until the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends, the state calls for masking in healthcare facilities in counties designated by the CDC as areas of High Community Transmission (see below).