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Aunt Martha's COVID-19 Testing Site
Aunt Martha's COVID-19 Testing Site
Aunt Martha's COVID-19 Testing Site


 
 


PRESS RELEASES & ANNOUNCEMENTS



COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution in Kankakee County
15 December 2020

With the recent Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine there have been a lot of questions circulating around how this vaccine will be administered to the community members of Kankakee County. Limited amounts of the COVID-19 vaccine will begin to be allocated to Kankakee County in the coming weeks.

 

Duane Dean Behavioral Health Center Partners with NTL Laboratory for COVID-19 Testing in Kankakee
11 December 2020

Kankakee, IL – COVID-19 testing continues to become available locally. Recently, the Duane Dean Behavioral Health Center located at 700 East Court Street in Kankakee, launched their first weekend for drive thru COVID-19 testing.

 

COVID-19 vaccine survey by the Kankakee County Health Department
09 December 2020

Do you plan on taking the COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available? The Kankakee County Health Department is requesting the public to take this short survey to get a better understanding which will help with planning purposes.

 

COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing
02 December 2020

Duane Dean in collaboration with NTL Laboratory will be conducting COVID-19 testing. Everyone is welcome with or without insurance.

 

Tier 3 Mitigations Update and Resources for Local Businesses
20 November 2020

KANKAKEE, IL (November 20, 2020) – The state of Illinois will be moving into Tier 3 mitigations today on Friday, November 20, 2020 due to the spike in COVID-19 cases across the state. There are multiple resources available for local businesses during these unprecedented times.

 

Aqua Illinois is here for you.
17 November 2020

If you are experiencing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic, Aqua Illinois has expanded policies and assistance plans to support you at this time.

 

Kankakee County Health Department Mitigation Letter
17 November 2020

In recent weeks, all areas of Illinois have seen increases in the COVID-19 positivity rate. Of course, some of that increase attributes to higher numbers of persons being tested. However, more testing, by itself, cannot possibly account for the higher positivity rate. Approximately 5,250 COVID-19 tests are conducted in Kankakee County on a weekly b

 

Kankakee County Moves Back to Tier 2 under Restore Illinois Plan
11 November 2020

Kankakee, IL – Governor Pritzker announced Regions 5, 7 and 8 in the state of Illinois will enter what is being called Tier 2 under the Restore Illinois plan today on November 11, 2020.

 


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