CHICAGO (CBS) — The Illinois Secretary of State’s office Deerfield Driver Services facility will be closed until Tuesday, Aug. 10 because employees tested positive for COVID-19.
Employees who work at the facility at 405 W. Lake Cook Rd. are being quarantined for 14 days. The facility will also be cleaned and sanitized according to guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.READ MORE: From Hotels To Retailers, Staffing Shortage Crisis Persists In Chicago -- And It's Affecting Customers
Secretary of State Jesse White issued a reminder that the expiration date for driver’s licenses and state IDs has been extended to Jan. 1, 2022, and online services can be used instead of going into a Secretary of State’s office building.READ MORE: City Leaders Hope New Campaign Will Boost Vaccination Rate, But Health Professionals Say It Will Take Time
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The nearest open Driver Services facilities are at 617 S. Green Bay Rd. in Waukegan, and at 5401 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago.