With Illinois, and many other states, entering Phase Four, it's easy to get relaxed about COVID-19. But don't let the news of reopening give you a false sense of security that the virus has disappeared. We're only going to be able to stay in Phase Four if we all continue to wear masks, follow social distancing guidelines, and continue to practice good hand hygiene.
COVID-19 infection among young people is on a steep rise as bars and clubs reopen after being closed for months. This college student caught the virus on a night out with friends in San Marcos, Texas. She says she hadn’t gone out since the bars reopened, and said “the one night I did, I contracted the virus.”