Durbin, Duckworth Statement on Illinois Shelter-in-Place Order

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today released the following statement after Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered a statewide Shelter-in-Place amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:

“Governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order is critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19.  This pandemic will continue to disrupt our daily lives, but it is more important than ever for all Illinoisans to follow official health and safety guidance, practice social distancing, and do everything in their power to avoid infecting themselves and others in their community.  Our actions today will save lives tomorrow.”