Friday, May 1, 2020
Weber: Why Can’t Families Boat Together?

Last week Governor JB Pritzker announced his intention to reissue a modified stay at home order (now in effect) that would permit fishing and boating, but in groups no larger…

Thursday, April 30, 2020
“Stay at Home” Order Survey

Governor Pritzker’s new modified stay at home order will go into effect on May 1. On the one hand, I’m glad he recognized some Republican suggestions for re-opening aspects of…

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Wellness Checks for Seniors

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), along with partners from Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA), Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM), Illinois State Police (ISP) and the…

Monday, April 27, 2020
Getting tested for COVID-19

Anyone with COVID-19-like illness or symptoms can get a test, even without a doctor’s order. As testing capacity expands, testing is now available for people who: Have COVID-19 symptoms (cough,…

Friday, April 24, 2020
Governor Extends Stay at Home Order Through May

A new modified Stay-at-Home order will be issued by the Governor to go into effect on May 1 in Illinois. The new provisions include the following changes to the current…

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Rep. Weber Responds to Governor’s Modified Stay at Home Order

Following today’s announcement by Governor JB Pritzker that a modified version of his stay at home order will be extended through May; State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) issued the following statement:…

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Contract & Gig Workers May Qualify for Benefits, Encouraged to File

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is encouraging ALL unemployed individuals to file an unemployment insurance claim now. Whether you are a traditional employee, an independent contractor, gig economy worker or you are unsure which you are, apply now. You…

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Help for Those Struggling with Student Loan Debt

The federal CARES Act provided much-needed relief for those with federal student loans who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including automatic suspension of monthly payments and interest, and halting involuntary…

Monday, April 20, 2020
Remote Patient Monitoring Available Across Illinois

To lessen the burden on hospitals and improve care to COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms the state has worked in partnership with healthcare providers to offer remote patient monitoring. Last…

Sunday, April 19, 2020
Governor Closes Schools for Remainder of School Year

Students will complete this school year remotely as Governor Pritzker has suspended in-person attendance at all schools for the rest of the school year during the ongoing response to COVID-19….