Public Service Announcements

Local Hospitals to Continue Mobile Food Pantries in 2021 in Partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank
13 January 2021 | PSA

Kankakee, IL – The need for food and supplies continues to increase as food pantries nationwide are reporting higher numbers in requests during the COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, both hospitals in the City of Kankakee partnered with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to host a mobile food pantry once a month in the community.


United Way of Illinois Launches ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’
11 January 2021 | PSA

​​​​​​​Kankakee, Ill. - United Way of Illinois is launching a ‘21 Week Equity Challenge’ this week. Following a year of unrest and strife, this free, online learning program will provide lessons and resources for Illinoisians to learn about racial issues and systemic inequalities, together.


Tractor Supply Company In Kankakee Partners with Roadie to Help Meet Customer Needs in COVID-19 Pandemic
09 January 2021 | PSA

Kankakee, IL – As many businesses continue to navigate their way through the COVID-19 pandemic, Tractor Supply Company, located off City of Kankakee exit 308 Riverstone Parkway, joins the growing list of businesses providing flexible services to meet the needs of their customers.


Mayor Wells-Armstong Responds to Breach on Capitol Hill
06 January 2021 | PSA

Today we have witnessed an attack on American democracy. 


Kankakee County Health Department begins COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Clinics.
29 December 2020 | PSA

The Kankakee County Health Department (KCHD) received the first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on December 16, 2020.


Mayor Wells-Armstrong Provides Additional Resources to Navigate the Pandemic
24 December 2020 | PSA

As the year 2020 is almost at its end, we continue to be proactive in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In May, you should have received the first letter from me while we were in the early months of the virus. We have continued to provide updates on our social media platforms and on the City of Kankakee’s website at


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