Illinois’ top doctor says if you’re planning to attend a group Thanksgiving, it’s not too late to change your mind, pleading with residents to not have “super spreader” events throughout the state and the country.

Meanwhile, according to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, nearly all Illinois regions have seen a drop in positivity rates.

It’s Not Too Late to Change Your Thanksgiving Plans, Illinois’ Top Doctor Says

Thanksgiving’s not here just yet. And if you’re planning to take part in a large gathering, it’s not too late to change your mind.

That’s the message Illinois’ Department of Public Health Director, Dr. Ngozi Ezike, shared Monday as she and Gov. J.B. Pritzker voiced concerns about the possibility of an uptick in coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations stemming from large gatherings this Thanksgiving.

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SOURCE (NBC Chicago 5)