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ILLINOIS STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 53: Walker Closes District Office, Staff Available to Help Constituents


By Press release submission | Mar 25, 2020


Illinois State House District 53 issued the following announcement on March 17

To ensure the health and safety of his district staff and community during the COVID-19 outbreak, state Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, has

closed his district office until further notice, but will continue to respond to phone calls and emails remotely.

“As many public health officials have noted, COVID-19 is not a virus to take lightly,” Walker said. “To make sure my staff and I as well as our community stays as healthy and safe as

possible, I have closed my district office beginning Monday, March 16 until further notice.

“However, my staff and I are working remotely and will be available during regular business hours to assist constituents. You can still call our office at 847-749-1137 or email me at Because of the quickly changing nature of this virus, we are taking things day-by-day. I am confident that together we can weather this storm.”

Residents with concerns about COVID-19 may call the Illinois Department of Public Health’s

hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

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