COVID-19 is still a very real hazard for IBEW 15 members. Since the beginning of the pandemic until February 25th , 691 Exelon nuclear employees in the state of Illinois have contracted COVID-19. At ComEd there have been 692 cases and 106 cases at BSC. Remember to maintain the precautions necessary to protect your family, your coworkers and yourself as vaccines become more available while coronavirus variants spread. BAPP reports very high levels of mask compliance at ComEd; 240 face covering observations completed in the first week of February.
As of February 25th, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported that COVID19 has caused over 20,406 deaths in the state and the Centers for Disease Control recorded more than 501,180 deaths across the United States.