University of Illinois Urbana‑Champaign

New Vaccine/Testing Requirement for Illinois Licensed Child Care Staff

Published: October 22, 2021

Update from the Governor’s Office: “To prevent further spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of Illinois’ youngest residents, Governor JB Pritzker joined Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Department of Human Services Secretary Grace Hou, and Department of Childhood and Family Services Director Marc Smith today to announce new vaccination or weekly testing requirements for individuals who work in licensed day care centers.”