NFB of Illinois In Person Gatherings Policy

This policy is applicable to all chapters, divisions, and the affiliate, as well as any activities, meetings, fundraisers, or in-person gatherings of an official nature.

The Board of Directors of the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois has adopted the following Covid safety protocols, which are in line with the policy of our national office:

  1. Any person who participates in an in-person gathering is welcome to wear a mask but masking is voluntary and unmonitored. A small quantity of masks will be on hand at weekend gatherings, such as, state convention and Midwest Student Seminar for those who wish to mask.
  2. The National Federation of the Blind of Illinois will have a small quantity of Covid-19 test kits on hand for any person who feels ill and wants to test.

Note: This policy is subject to change based on hotel policy, local, state, or federal regulations that may be placed in effect at the time of any event sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois.