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WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR HALLOWEEN AND OTHER FALL ACTIVITIES TO KEEP FAMILIES HEALTHY

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The Will County Health Department (WCHD) has released updated guidance by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to help people celebrate Halloween and other Fall festivities more safely, as the County continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Will County to Implement Paratransit Market Study with Funding from Pace Suburban Bus

Study will evaluate service gaps in county transportation network

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Will County today announced that it will be receiving a $200,000 grant from Pace Suburban Bus (Pace) to evaluate paratransit services in the county and identify future improvements. Pace announced the funding at the Oct. 21st meeting of the Will County Board.

Will County Commercial Property Owners Invited to Energy Efficiency Program Informational Session

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Will County will join the Illinois Energy Conservation Authority to host an information session for commercial property owners on the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program on Monday, October 25. C-PACE is a program that offers low-cost, long-term financing to local businesses for energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, electric vehicle charging and other clean energy projects.

Will County Executive Bertino-Tarrant Recommends 11-District Board

Proposed map reduces number of Will County Board members and keeps communities intact

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At the September county board meeting, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant presented her proposed redistricting plan for 11 two-member districts, which reduces the size of the Will County Board by four members.

WILL COUNTY RECEIVED $40.5 MILLION IN RENTAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS FROM LANDLORDS AND TENANTS

RENTAL ASSISTANCE FUNDING STILL AVAILABLE TO AVOID EVICTION

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant announced today that 3,687 completed applications, totaling $40,531,273 in rental assistance, have been received through the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) to help residents and landlords who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Will County Health Department to celebrate ribbon cutting on Fri. Sept. 10

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Join Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Health Department Executive Director Susan Olenek, Illinois Department of Public Health Assistant Director Dr. Amaal Tokars, and other county and local leaders, and members of the health community to celebrate a ribbon cutting of the Will County Health Complex, located at 501 Ella Ave.

Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant Introduces Balanced Budget Proposal

Highlights county’s efforts to provide safety net during pandemic crisis

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At today’s meeting of the Will County Board, County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant delivered the annual State of the County address in which she highlighted the accomplishments and acknowledged the challenges during an unprecedented year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.


Save the Date

2021 Hero Helps Community Summit set for Oct. 15

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Federal, State, and Local officials to share new idea in addressing opioid crisis.

The stage is set for the 10th anniversary of the Hero Helps Community Forum to be held from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 15 at the Romeoville Athletic and Events Center.

Will County to Require Masks at County Buildings

COVID Infections on the rise amongst unvaccinated

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is announcing new protocols around face coverings at Will County Buildings. Starting Monday, August 2, the public, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, will be required to wear a mask or face covering upon entering any county building and during any time spent in county buildings.
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