COVID-19, Local, Science

Forest Preserves Prepared to Monitor Conditions, Close More Sites if Needed

View from the Wetland Overlook of one of the many hidden ponds on Thorn Creek Nature Preserve trails. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Forest Preserves of Cook County remain open, but specific locations have been closed that do not allow visitors to follow social distancing and other public health guidelines for COVID-19. Today at a press conference at Dan Ryan Woods in Chicago, the Forest Preserves announced measures to limit crowded conditions at open locations, monitor any sites where visitors are not following social distancing guidelines, and add to the list of closures if necessary.

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