Illinois’ Wedding Industry Poses Risks During The Pandemic

Chicago wedding professionals are speaking out about their concerns around working at weddings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wedding dresses are displayed at Complete Bridal, a shop in East Dundee, Illinois, on February 28, 2020. Teresa Crawford / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Virus Outbreak-Wedding Jitters
Wedding dresses are displayed at Complete Bridal, a shop in East Dundee, Illinois, on February 28, 2020. Teresa Crawford / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Illinois’ Wedding Industry Poses Risks During The Pandemic

Chicago wedding professionals are speaking out about their concerns around working at weddings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Local health officials have identified wedding events to be a source of several COVID-19 cases in the Chicago region.

Reset brings on a WBEZ reporter who recently examined how closely the wedding industry is following COVID-19 health guidelines.

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