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Will County Office Building Closing at 12 PM, February 2, 2022

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WILL COUNTY – County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant has announced the closure of the County Office Building at 12:00 PM on February 2, with an expected reopening at 8:30 AM on Thursday, February 3rd. Essential county services and public safety operations will remain functioning and staffed, including the Courthouse, Health Department, 9-1-1 dispatch, Sunny Hill Nursing Home, and the Will County Sheriff’s Department.

Will County Executive Reminds Residents of Local Warming Centers

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As temperatures plummet and a prolonged deep freeze is anticipated, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant reminds residents to utilize local warming centers if necessary. A complete list of warming shelters is listed on the home page of the Will County Emergency Management Agency’s website at www.willcountyema.org.

Project Acclaim Honors Will County for Assistance with Vaccination Clinic Held at Joliet West High School

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Project Acclaim, a Joliet-based civic pride organization, has inducted the Will County Executive’s Office and the Health Department, along with Joliet Fire Department, Amita St. Joseph Medical Center, and Joliet Township High School into its 2021 Hall of Pride for the coordinated effort to establish the Joliet West High School Vaccination Clinic. Representatives from Project Acclaim presented the award to County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Health Department Executive Director Sue Olenek at the January meeting of the Will County Board.

Workforce Center of Will County to Host Second Career Fair for Individuals with Disabilities in Frankfort

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Following the success of the first Career Fair for Individuals with Disabilities, the Workforce Center of Will County is partnering with Frankfort Township to host a second job fair on Tuesday, January 25. The first career fair for individuals with disabilities, held in October of 2021, attracted more than 100 job seekers and 12 employers.

Will County Eviction-Diversion Pilot Project to be Fully Implemented

Partnership between County Executive and Circuit Court works to help residents avoid eviction

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County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and 12th Judicial Circuit Court Chief Judge Daniel Kennedy today announced that their joint eviction-diversion program has successfully left the pilot stage and will become a formal process to help mitigate COVID-19 related housing impacts.

Will County Executive Bertino-Tarrant Encourages Local Participation in State DBE Workshops

IDOT to Host Virtual Workshops to Promote Minority Business Participation in State Contracts

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Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is encouraging local businesses to participate in several free, virtual workshops to be hosted in January by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

County Executive Bertino-Tarrant joins State Representative Manley and Local Partners in Providing Free Drug Disposal Kits

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In an effort to curb opioid misuse and provide a safe and easy way to dispose of unused medications, Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is partnering with State Representative Natalie Manley and the Joliet Fire Department (JFD) to offer FREE Deterra Drug Deactivation and Disposal Kits at 12 locations across the city.
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