For more information about what Tier or Phase our Region 7 is currently in, click here to see the Regional Phase Dashboard.
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.
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, IL – On Friday, June 26, 2020, all four regions in the state of Illinois are on track to enter into phase four (revitalization) under the Restore Illinois plan. According to data from ProPublica at https://projects.propublica.org/reopening-america/, Illinois made national news as the first state to meet all federal guidelines to begin reo
Kankakee, IL – Majority of the state will begin to reopen by the end of this week and early next week as we enter the third phase under the Restore Illinois plan.
Click here for a more detailed look at guidelines for each business. Each set of guidelines are expected and encouraged among all employers, staff, activities and programs.
Governor Pritzker recently announced new guidelines for businesses as the state of Illinois is on track to move into Phase Three (Recovery Phase) by the end of this week.