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Governor Pritzker holds daily press briefing on COVID-19

Monday, November 16, 2020

Springfield, Ill. - The Governor invited Chief Medical Officer of Northwestern Medicine’s Kishwaukee hospital located in DeKalb and President and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital located in New Lenox to encourage staying home and wearing a mask. He also explained the state’s death rates and lack of out of state healthcare workers available as reinforcements. Lastly, he emphasized how there is a light at the end of the tunnel due to promising preliminary vaccine results.