Dr. Arwady spoke about the mandate while getting a flu shot and COVID booster at Kennedy King College Saturday morning.
She said she’s a little worried about COVID cases increasing as people starting spending more time inside this fall, but right now, things are trending in the right direction.
“For the next few weeks, at least, it is here to stay,” Arwady said. “We’re a little over 300 cases right now, so when we’re halfway in that substantial mark, we will recommend taking them off.”
Arwady said if new cases in Chicago go below 200 per day, that’s when the mandate could end.
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