What To Know About Oak Park’s ‘Shelter In Place’ Order

The order affects more than 52,000 residents and is the first of its kind issued in Illinois.

Working From Home During The Coronavirus Outbreak
Jennifer Haller works from home, Monday, March 16, 2020 AP Photos
Working From Home During The Coronavirus Outbreak
Jennifer Haller works from home, Monday, March 16, 2020 AP Photos

What To Know About Oak Park’s ‘Shelter In Place’ Order

The order affects more than 52,000 residents and is the first of its kind issued in Illinois.

Oak Park residents received a shelter-in-place order on Thursday evening, as the suburb confirmed its first case of COVID-19. The order will last from March 20 to April 3, and will affect more than 52,000 residents. Reset checks in with Oak Park spokesman David Powers for more information on what the order entails, and how it will be enforced.