CHICAGO (CBS)– Shelter in place is the new normal for Oak Park residents.

The shelter in place is effective Friday, March 20 through April 3.

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The village said on Twitter that Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb has declared a local state of emergency, and Oak Park Public Health Director Mike Charley also issued a public order that requires residents to shelter in place.

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Full Text Of The Oak Park Shelter In Place Order

There are a handful of exceptions that allow people to leave their homes – such as obtaining medical supplies or medication, visiting a health care professional, getting supplies needed to work from home, and buying groceries. Walking, hiking, and running remain permitted provided that people comply with social distancing requirements.

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Oak Park is the only community in the state that is officially following a shelter in place.