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Jo Daviess residents may have to mask up

GALENA, Ill. – Jo Daviess residents may have to mask up. As COVID cases continue to climb in the county Jo Daviess County Board members directed the State Attorney’s Office during a recent meeting to research the legality of adopting a countywide mask mandate, as recommended by doctors to help curb the spread of COVID-19. The county Health Department reported Wednesday night that the county‚Äôs seven-day COVID case rate is rising. The number of related deaths in the county increased from 10 to 14.
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