Social Distancing

Social Distancing
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that all Illinoisans are to "stay at home" for the remainder of the state's disaster proclamation in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

For the health and safety of our patients, visitors, staff, and employees we have put social distancing practices in place in all of our clinical areas to allow proper space between individuals.

What is social distancing?

Social distancing, also known as "physical distancing," is keeping space between yourself and other people outside of your home. Social distancing is one of the best ways to avoid being exposed to COVID-19 and slowing its spread.

To practice social distancing properly you should:

  • Stay at least 6 feet apart from other people.
  • Do not gather in groups.
  • Avoid crowded areas and avoid mass gatherings.

While the threat of COVID-19 is still ongoing, it is important that everyone limits close contact with individuals outside their household, since people can unknowingly spread the virus before showing signs of being sick. Even if you are not sick, it is very important to stay away from others when possible.