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H-F region moves to less restrictive Tier 2 COVID-19 mitigation guidelines

January 19, 2021 - 00:08

State health officials announced Monday that the Region 10, suburban Chicago, including Homewood and Flossmoor, will move from Tier 3 to the less restrictive Tier 2.

Although COVID-19 infection rates have been steadily improving in recent weeks, a state program that will help increase hospital staffing was credited with enabling the move.

Homewood warns restaurants to comply with state COVID-19 restrictions

November 29, 2020 - 11:59

Restaurants and bars in Homewood and Flossmoor can begin indoor service if they choose after state health officials announced Saturday that Region 10 moved from Tier 2 to Tier 1 COVID-19 mitigation restrictions.

The news might be welcome by struggling businesses and by patrons who have resisted the state's tight restrictions, which were imposed Nov. 20 as infection numbers were skyrocketing.

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