Face Masks Required For Will County Courthouse Visitors

John Ferak

JOLIET, IL — Starting Friday, May 1, everyone entering the Will County Courthouse will be required to wear face-coverings. All other operations will continue pursuant to the previously entered administrative orders and protocols.

“Because of the continuing threats posed by the COVID-19 health emergency, the court will implement the face-covering requirements in compliance with Governor’s Pritzker’s Executive Order," Will County's Chief Judge Richard Schoenstedt said in Thursday's news release.

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"In addition, we will place appropriate markings, signage and other designations to inform individuals of the locations where they can sit or stand while maintaining an appropriate social distance. We must remain vigilant to ensure that appropriate measures are taken until the outbreak no longer poses a major threat," Schoenstedt added.

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This article originally appeared on the Joliet Patch