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Will County officials celebrate long-awaited ribbon cutting for new Health Department building

State of the art, 73,000 square feet building enhances delivery of critical public health services

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Officials from Will County and the local health community today celebrated a ribbon cutting to dedicate the new state of the art, 73,000 square feet health department building which houses important public health programs, such as food safety inspections, outpatient mental health, better birth outcomes, and immunizations.

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.

2021 Hero Helps Community Summit to feature speakers from National Institute for Health & Illinois Department of Human Services

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This year’s Hero Helps Community Summit, set for Oct. 15 at the Romeoville Athletic and Event Center, will feature Dr. Rebecca Baker, from the National Institute of Health HEALS (Helping to End Addiction Long Term) Initiative, and David Jones, from the Illinois Department of Human Services, who will speak about national and state initiatives in the continued battle against opioid use.

Workforce Center of Will County releases September Workshops schedule

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The Workforce Center of Will County (WCWC) offers a wide variety of services to assist both job seekers and employers with employment needs. These services include classes on resume writing, practicing interview skills, and updating computer proficiency. The center also provides information about career scholarships and on the job training. These services are available from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in the center’s Resource Room.

Workforce Center of Will County releases September Mobile Workforce Center schedule

New stops added at Joliet Junior College City Center Campus and New Lenox Public Library

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The Mobile Workforce Center travels throughout Will County offering a variety of services for job seekers, including computers with internet access for online applications and job searches, the ability to create/revise a competitive résumé and an online job board with listings from Will County businesses. View any of the job readiness workshops during a visit to the MWC or in the convenience of one’s home by visiting Workforce Center of Will County Facebook page.

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.


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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.

Will County Officials encourage residents to continue COVID-19 precautions

Number of positive cases in the county are on the rise

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While nearly half the population of Will County is fully vaccinated, local officials are cautioning residents to continue COVID-19 precautions as the number of Delta variant cases are increasing. These precautions include frequent hand washing, social distancing and wearing a mask in public places for those who are unvaccinated.

Local Officials Celebrate Houbolt Bridge Groundbreaking

New bridge will provide direct access to intermodals, help alleviate regional truck traffic

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After more than a decade of discussions, local officials gathered on July 20 to officially break ground on the Houbolt Bridge, part of the Houbolt Road extension, spanning the Des Plaines River and connecting I-80 to the Centerpoint Intermodal Center.
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Will County Achieves Energy Efficiency Recognition from U.S. Department of Energy

Will County Achieves Energy Efficiency Recognition from U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized Will County for achieving its energy savings goal as a partner in the national Better Buildings Challenge. County government has achieved energy savings of 23% due to coordinated efficiency efforts across its building portfolio.

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Will County Hosting Two “Solar Power Hour” Events for Homeowners and Small Businesses

Will County Hosting Two “Solar Power Hour” Events for Homeowners and Small Businesses

County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant invites residents to attend two free virtual and in-person “Solar Power Hour” to learn about the benefits of using solar energy and how to participate in a group buy to reduce costs.

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