Pritzker Activates Guard To Assist Medical Teams At Stateville

Governor J.B. Pritzker is deploying members of the Illinois National Guard to assist medical teams at a prison north of Joliet.  Guard members will be working at Stateville Correctional Center, where 64 inmates and workers have contracted COVID-19.  The maximum security facility is on lockdown to prevent movement around the building.  The group’s commander says they will be part of several missions at the facility to support