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As Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's shelter-in-place order nears the end of its first week, Oswego Village President Troy Parlier has signed an executive order that prohibits anyone exhibiting any symptoms of illness from attending a real estate showing in the village through April 15.
The state's shelter-in-place order, which permits real estate showings to be held, is scheduled to end at 11:59 p.m. April 7, but could be extended.
"Individuals are not permitted to attend real estate showings within the Village of Oswego while they are sick or exhibiting any symptoms of illness including, but not limited to, fever, coughing, or shortness of breath. Healthy individuals attending real estate showings should still take all recommended precautions regarding social distancing and sanitary measures," Parlier's executive order reads.
Parlier has signed three executive orders regarding the novel coronavirus since March 16.
The first, declared a state of emergency in Oswego, suspended water shutoffs, eased noise and delivery restrictions, extended licenses for businesses and canceled village events expected to draw more than 50 people.
The second order, signed March 20, closed Village Hall, the Public Works Department and Oswego Police Department to the public, postponed all non-essential bids, suspended active solicitor licenses and paused the issuance of special event permits until April 15.
Parlier's second executive order also allowed establishments that have a license to serve "on-premise" liquor to sell packaged alcohol for "off-premise" consumption through April 15.