Welcome from the Will County Executive Larry Walsh

Will County Executive Larry WalshAs County Executive, I am proud to welcome you to the Will County, Illinois web site. Our site provides an open dynamic information highway to Will County government and the great services we provide. Our goal is to fully present the vast variety of services, programs and initiatives available to every resident.

As part of the commitment to keeping our government openly visible, as well as responsible and accessible, our user friendly website contains additional resources and a better visual design. By working together in the spirit of cooperation, we continually work to plan and provide vision for the county’s future and collaborate as a team to insure our diverse county remains a wonderful place to call home.

What's Happening in Will County

Rabid bat found in Custer Park

Rabid bat found in Custer Park

Four rabid bats have been reported in Will County in 2016

     Will County health officials said a fourth rabid bat has been reported. The bat was found alive on July 27 near an outdoor pond at a residence in Custer Park. There was no human exposure.

      The resident noticed the bat lying on the ground near the pond and used a rake to push the bat into a bucket. A family of four with three dogs lives in the residence. The Will County Health Department and Animal Control were notified and retrieved the bat for rabies testing. The bat tested positive for rabies on July 28.

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Will County Health Department Immunization Clinic Offers Extended Hours for Back to School Shots

Will County Health Department Immunization Clinic Offers Extended Hours for Back to School Shots

     With the first day of school just weeks away, the Will County Health Department has announced extended hours from August 1 – 12 at its Walk-In Immunization Clinic, located at 501 Ella Ave. in Joliet. These extended hours also support August as National Immunization Month to ensure opportunities for all children and adults to receive their necessary immunizations. 

     The clinic’s extended hours, for the next two weeks, will be offered on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 8 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.; Wednesdays 10 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  

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Health Department finds West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes  in three Will County Communities

Health Department finds West Nile Virus-positive mosquitoes in three Will County Communities

Mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus have been found in a trio of Will County communities.

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Be prepared for extreme heat

Be prepared for extreme heat

The National Weather Service is predicting a heat wave for the area Thursday, July 21, through Saturday, July 23.  Temperatures are expected to climb into the mid to upper 90s, with a heat index of 103 to 112. 

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August WSD workshop schedule released

August WSD workshop schedule released

Workforce Services Division of Will County has announced its August workshop schedule.

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Public Notice Meeting Cancellation: Historical Preservation Commission 08/03/16

Please take notice that the regular monthly meeting of the Will County Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) scheduled for Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. has been cancelled.

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