Q: Can salons please receive guidance for what steps they should take to ensure a safe,
compliant opening when they are allowed to begin seeing clients?
A: Please refer to this Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
(DECO) guidance on hair salons, barber shops, nail salons, spas, massage parlors, waxing
centers, and tattoo parlors. Please continue to check the Illinois Department of Public Health(IDPH) website to determine which phase your region is in and this web link for newlyreleased guidance. Please note, currently all regions in Illinois are in Phase 2.
Q: What is the guidance for restaurants that will have the green light to open outdoors seating in Phase 3?
A: Please see this DCEO guidance on full-service restaurants, limited-service restaurants, snacks bars, taverns, and other food and beverage businesses. Please continue to check the DPH website to determine which phase your region is in and this web link for newly released guidance. Please note, currently all regions in Illinois are in Phase 2.
Q: Ice Skating rinks have been given the green light to open in Phase 3 but does the person limit mean 1 coach per 1 figure skater or does it means 1 coach per 9 figure skaters?
A: Team / group sizes should be limited to 10 participants or fewer per every one adult, i.e. the coach. Please see this DCEO web link for more information. Please continue to check the DPH website to determine which phase your region is in and this web link for newly released guidance.
Summer Youth Programs
Q: Summer programs like those offered by community YMCAs are not licensed like other child care providers. Can guidance be provided regarding the extent to which they may operate this summer, keeping in mind parents and guardians will seek childcare options if the state reaches phase 3 this summer and offices reopen?
A: In Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan, day camps that are not licensed by DCFS are permitted
to open. Please refer to this DCEO guidance on recreational day camps, which provides
guidance concerning general health, HR and travel policies, health monitoring, physical
workspace, disinfecting/cleaning procedures, staffing and attendance, external interactions, and customer behaviors. Please continue to check the DPH website to determine which phase your region is in and this web link for newly released guidance.
Q: What is Bain Consulting's responsibilities within the administration during the COVID-19 crisis?
A: Bain is donating its time to the State of Illinois to facilitate meetings and interviews with various industries to receive suggestions on how different sectors can reopen safely.