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RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO WILL COUNTY RESIDENTS MAY 17

Applicants are eligible for up to 15 months of assistance, maximum grant amount is $25,000

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant announced today that online applications for the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) which will provide $20 million in relief to Will County landlords and tenants will be available May 17th at www.willcountyillinois.org.

Local and state officials welcome Lion Electric Company to Will County

Innovative manufacturer of electric school buses to build first U.S. plant in Joliet

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Governor J.B. Pritzker was in Will County today to join local and state officials in welcoming Lion Electric Company to Clarius Park Joliet. The innovative manufacturer of electric vehicles, including school buses, is moving into a 906,000+ square feet speculative building and finish construction to meet its needs. This plant will be the company’s first plant in the United States.

Will County earns AA+ rating from S & P Global Ratings (Standard & Poor) and Aa1 rating from Moody’s Investor Service

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In its effort to secure funding through the issuance of bonds for the proposed renewable natural gas plant, Will County presented its finances to credit ratings agencies, S & P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service and the response from both was positive news for the county.

Will County honors 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

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Calm, cool, collected. The 145 highly trained professionals who operate Will County’s 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System (ETS) are always available to offer assistance to those in need. These everyday heroes are not the people who arrive on scene to render aid but they are responsible for answering 316,000 9-1-1 calls annually and ensuring the proper aid is directed to the correct location. Recently, the ETS honored telecommunicators for their outstanding service.

WILL COUNTY VACCINATIONS TRIPLE, 25.36% OF RESIDENTS ARE FULLY VACCINATED

Will County moves to sixth most vaccinated county in the State

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The Will County Executive and Will County Health Department (WCHD) today announced that in the past six weeks, Will County has tripled the number of fully vaccinated individuals from 7.10 percent on March 9 to 25.36 percent on April 23 – moving the county to the sixth most vaccinated county in Illinois, up from 90th in the same time period.

As the State of Illinois Moves Towards Phase 5 Will County Encourages Residents Over 65 to Get Vaccinated

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The Will County Executive Office and the Will County Health Department today unveiled a new online search feature that makes it easier to find a vaccine in Will County while encouraging all residents over the age of 65 to get vaccinated as the State of Illinois announced it will advance to Phase 5 of Restore Illinois by April 12.

Will County HOME Consortium funds awarded to Cornerstone Services, Inc for renovations on two group homes

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Two group homes operated by Cornerstone Services, Inc.in Joliet have been selected for renovations by the Will County Community Development Division, the lead entity for the County’s HOME Consortium, and the City of Joliet, a member of this HOME Consortium. The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides grants to state and local governments to create affordable housing for low-income households.

The Workforce Center of Will County Resource Room is open and ready to assist residents with job searches.

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For residents who have lost employment due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many job search services available in the Resource Room of the Workforce Center of Will County, located at 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.

“The Resource Room is an excellent place for our residents to find assistance in their job searches,” said Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant. “Many Will County employers use the Workforce Center to find qualified employees.”

Will County Executive Bertino-Tarrant encourages residents to seek help for mental health challenges during COVID-19 pandemic

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The impact of the pandemic on social determinants of health, such as employment, income levels, and housing and food security has led to a growing concern regarding the long-term impact on mental health. These factors are also leading to new barriers for people already suffering from mental illness and substance use disorders. During the pandemic, four in 10 adults in the U.S. reported symptoms of anxiety or depression.

Will County to Create Second Grant Program for Small Businesses

Program to prioritize businesses in areas impacted most by COVID-19

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Building on the success of its recently completed small business grant program, Will County has taken steps to begin creating another program designed to provide financial assistance for small businesses.

The Will County Board approved the move during a special meeting on Friday, Feb. 26.

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Calm, cool, collected. The 145 highly trained professionals who operate Will County’s 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System (ETS) are always available to offer assistance to those in need. These everyday heroes are not the people who arrive on scene to render aid but they are responsible for answering 316,000 9-1-1 calls annually and ensuring the proper aid is directed to the correct location. Recently, the ETS honored telecommunicators for their outstanding service.
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Will County earns AA+ rating from S & P Global Ratings (Standard & Poor) and Aa1 rating from Moody’s Investor Service

In its effort to secure funding through the issuance of bonds for the proposed renewable natural gas plant, Will County presented its finances to credit ratings agencies, S & P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service and the response from both was positive news for the county.
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