We’re all in this together. That’s the message Gov. JB Pritzker wants all Illinois residents to remember as social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic becomes an ingrained part of life for the next month.
He has launched a new statewide effort, All in Illinois, with Illinois celebrities sharing video messages reminding residents to stay home and stay safe. It features famous natives such as Jane Lynch, Deon Cole, Jason Beghe, Jackie Joyner Kersee and Matt Walsh.
Everyone plays a role in stopping the spread of the virus, Pritzker said.
“I’ve taken virtually every action available to me to protect our residents and slow the spread, and now, our strongest weapon against COVID-19 is you,” Pritzker said in an appeal to released to news media. “For everyone in Illinois, we as individuals must commit to stay home, stay safe and practice social distancing to stay healthy. I’m asking you to join us and be all in for Illinois.”
He called on residents to update their Facebook profile photos with the All in Illinois frame image and share messages with friends and family on social media using the #AllinIllinois hashtag. Plus, they can show they’re committed to being part of the solution by displaying All in Illinois signage in their yard or in their window.
All in Illinois signs are available to download here.
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