Friday, May 1st, the modified stay-at-home order, which is in question due to multiple court challenges, will go into effect.
OUTDOOR RECREATION: State Parks will begin to be re-opened; fishing and boating in groups of no more than two people will be permitted; and golf will be permitted under safety guidelines.
REGARDING THE TENNIS COURTS IN BARRINGTON HILLS: To request these be opened, please contact their respective governing bodies:
Tennis Courts at Countryside School: Barrington Hills Park District Commissioners. Emails via www.bhillsparkd.org/contact-2; main number: 847-783-6772.
Tennis Courts at Barrington High School: Barrington 220 School District Superintendent Dr. Brian Harris and Board of Education. Emails via www.barrington220.org/Page/14791; main number 847-381-6300.
FACE COVERINGS: individuals will be required to wear a face-covering or a mask when in a public place where they can’t maintain a six-foot social distance. Face-coverings will be required in public indoor spaces, such as stores.
ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES: Greenhouses, garden centers, nurseries and animal grooming services may re-open as essential businesses. The stores must follow social distancing requirements and must require that employees and customers wear a face covering.
NON-ESSENTIAL RETAIL: Retail stores designated as non-essential businesses and operations may re-open to fulfill telephone and online orders through pick-up outside the store and delivery.
SCHOOLS: May allow for pick-up of necessary supplies or student belongings. Dormitory move-outs must follow public health guidelines, including social distancing.
With COVID-19 tests made more available, anyone with COVID-19 symptoms can get a test without a doctor’s order. See the below guidelines. Find testing sites at coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/testing-sites