Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to give televised address from City Hall Thursday

Thu. March 19, 2020 8:52 AM by GoPride.com News Staff

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Lightfoot to share the steps her administration will take to protect residents, focusing on the most vulnerable populations

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to give a televised address about coronavirus (COVID-19) Thursday.

The mayor is expected to address residents from her office in City Hall at 5 p.m.

Lightfoot plans to outline the actions the city already has taken to protect the public from the spread of coronavirus and share the steps her administration will take to protect residents, focusing on the most vulnerable populations, like the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions.

The the mayor could also follow suburban Oak Park and issue a shelter-in-place order to slow the spread of coronavirus. New York is also considering the order and officials in San Francisco already have one in place.

Lightfoot's address will be livestreamed on the city's website.   
 

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