The Workforce Center of Will County has cancelled all workshops and events until March 31 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Will County officials are encouraging residents to reference the Illinois Department of Public Health or the Center for Disease Control for additional information about the coronavirus or COVID-19. These sites give lots of information about the number of cases in the state and nationally as well as background information on coronavirus and recommended treatments.
In response to the evolving issue of the coronavirus or COVID-19 around the world, Rhonda Novak, the Will County Supervisor of Assessments, has announced a delay in the mailing and processing of all renewal exemption applications including the 2020 Senior Freeze Exemption and the 2020 Disabled Person and Disabled Veterans renewals and new applications.
Will County officials held a press conference today to discuss steps that the county is taking to address concerns around COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Officials stressed that the general public is safe and that there has not been an outbreak or any reports of coronavirus in Will County to date.
Area job seekers are invited to attend a job fair from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at the Workforce Center of Will County.
In preparation for the opening of the new Will County Courthouse scheduled for later this year, and to accommodate construction on the reopening of Chicago Street, access to the parking lot on the East side of the building will be reconfigured.
The Will County Resource Recovery and Energy Division has joined with the Health Department, Forest Preserve and South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium to offer a passport to more than 50 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day
Animal Control and EMA Equipment Garage open as part of the largest capital plan in the county’s history
On Thursday, March 5, officials from Will County celebrated the opening of two new state of the art buildings on the county’s Public Safety Complex at Laraway and Cherry Hill Roads.
Remember to set your clocks forward.
Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday March 8. Remember to set your clocks forward one hour and also check your smoke detector batteries.
The Will County Land Use Department is partnering with the Village of Homer Glen to host a free one day Household Hazardous Waste collection event from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14. This event is open to all Will County residents by appointment only.
The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County’s March schedule has been announced.
The mobile unit travels throughout Will County to help residents with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains 11 computer stations, internet access, and offers keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including www.jobs4people.org and Illinois WorkNet.
The Workforce Center of Will County has released the March schedule for workshops and events. From developing or updating a resume, to brushing up on interviewing skills, the center offers these services and others at no cost to Will County residents.
The Workforce Center of Will County will host a job fair from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on. Weds. Feb. 19 at its location in Suite 100, 2400 Glenwood Avenue in Joliet.
A State of Illinois expert on the efforts over the past ten years to reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths will be speaking at the 2020 Hero Helps Community Forum, scheduled for Friday, April 24 at the Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center in Romeoville.