Press Releases

Will County Freight Plan: Public Open Houses & Public Survey

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Share your thoughts on the future of freight in Will County. Will County and the Will County CED have initiated the Will County Freight Plan which will help provide strategies and goals to guide freight policies, programs, projects and investments throughout the county. Whether you live or work in the area or simply visit often, we invite you to attend a public open house and take our survey.

2017 Hero Helps Southwest Coalition Community Summit to feature strategies for preventing heroin/opioid overdoses

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The 2017 HERO-HELPS Southwest Coalition Community Summit will focus on innovative strategies Will, DuPage, Lake, and Cook counties are implementing under the Illinois Prescription Opioid Overdose Prevention grant.The event will be held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, at the Edward Hospital Athletic Center, 55 Phelps Ave.

Heroin Summit to Tackle Opioid Overdose Crisis Crisis as 2016 Deaths in Cook/Collar Counties Climb Above 1,000

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     The abuse of prescription opioids, heroin and/or fentanyl claimed at least 1,000 lives in Northeastern Illinois last year, and the devastating final tallies are expected to rise significantly as local coroners and medical examiners continue compiling 2016 statistics.