” Chicago — Following the advice of leading public health experts around the globe, Governor JB Pritzker announced today has signed a statewide stay at home order, aiming to keep new cases of COVID-19 from rapidly increasing and ensure the state’s health care system remains fully operational to treat patients in need of urgent care.
The order takes effect 5 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020. In addition to the stay at home provisions, it also orders all local government units across the state to halt all evictions and bans gatherings of more than 10 people.” Click Here for a link to the Illinois.gov announcement.
FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION FACULTY AND STAFF
Essential Businesses and Operations:
…• Educational institutions, for purposes of facilitating distance learning, performing critical research, or performing essential functions…
Members of the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine involved with distance education are considered part of the Illinois Essential Business and Operations. This announcement means College personnel can travel to and from the Campus in support of our online educational operations. Good News!
- Please download the Announcement PDF [Click Here] and print it.
- Please place a copy of your acupuncture license (if you are licensed) in your wallet or purse.
- Keep your College ID with you at all times.
- If you are challenged by anyone while traveling, present these, and explain that you are part of the College’s online education programs, and your travel is official College business.
DO THIS TODAY, DO NOT WAIT
KEEP THESE DOCUMENTS WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES