The administration is committed to ensuring the public is fully informed and will continue to communicate any new developments in a transparent, timely and responsible manner. You can view daily press briefings and relevant press releases below. All press releases related to COVID-19 and other administration announcements are available on the Newsroom page of the Governor's website.
Most recent press event
Gov. Pritzker gives a COVID-19 update on pediatric vaccinations.
Tuesday, October, 19, 2021
With nearly 6.2 million children nationwide testing positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, Gov. Pritzker outlined the coordinated statewide efforts to prepare for the anticipated approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11. The governor announced the administration is partnering with pediatricians, local health departments, schools, and other organizations ahead of the expected emergency-use authorization from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA).