State and Local Reopening Guidance

Restore Illinois - State of Illinois Phased Reopening Plan

On May 5, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker released his official Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach to Safely Reopen Our State. At this time (as of May 13, 2020 and until otherwise noticed), the entire State of Illinois is operating under Phase 2 of this plan. Phase 2 will be in effect through May 28, 2020.

To view the entire Restore Illinois document with details on each of the Governor’s Phases of Reopening, click here.*

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Restore Heart of Illinois Reopening Plan (Restore HOI)

MAY 13, 2020 - City of Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis, Peoria County Board Chairman Andrew Rand, and Peoria City/County Health Department Administrator Monica Hendrickson presented an overview of their proposed Restore Heart of Illinois Reopening Plan (Restore HOI) on Wednesday, May 13.

This plan was submitted to Governor JB Pritzker’s Office and the Illinois Department of Public Health last week (week of May 4) and is still under review by State Officials. As of May 13, 2020, the entire State of Illinois is still operating under Phase 2 of the Governor’s Restore Illinois plan

The Restore HOI plan identifies a phased reopening for a sub-region of the State’s larger North-Central Region. This sub-region is identified as the Heart of Illinois and includes the following Illinois Counties: Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Fulton, Marshall, Stark, McLean, Livingston, Bureau, Putnam, and LaSalle.

To view a complete press release that was sent following the press conference on May 13, click here.

Restore HOI  Plan - Additional Documents

  • See below for video of the Sub-Region Press Conference (live streamed on May 13, 2020)
  • To view a copy (PDF file) of the Restore HOI plan, click here.
  • To view a copy (PDF file) of the slide presentation from the May 13 Press Conference, click here.


Restore Illinois Square Graphic - Sub-Regional Reopening Plan