Chicago Park District’s COVID-19 Response Plan
Chicago Park District Employee Vaccination Policy
The health and welfare of Chicago Park District employees and patrons continues to be our top priority as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. This is why the Chicago Park District is announcing that effective December 15, 2021, all Chicago Park District employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious exemption.
To learn more, read the policy: Chicago Park District Employee Vaccination Policy
Chicago Park District Mask Policy
In accordance with updated recommendations from the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Chicago Park District is revising its indoor mask policy due to the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in Chicago. Face coverings are now required for all individuals in all public indoor park settings regardless of vaccination status.
The Chicago Park District encourages everyone to follow the recommendations of public health officials from the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and unvaccinated persons should continue to wear a face covering in crowded outdoor settings or in instances where social distancing cannot be maintained.