Press Releases



Census Day: Have You Responded to the 2020 Census?
01 April 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – April 1, 2020 is Census Day, a reminder to complete the Census which will shape the future of many generations to come. The Census is mandated by the Constitution and counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories. The first national count took place in 1790.

 

City Actions in Response to Public or Private Gatherings Over 10 People
31 March 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, leaders across the globe are working to keep it from progressing.

 

Aqua Illinois’ Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
27 March 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Aqua released an update for residents in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). “With the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disrupting so much of our daily lives, we want to assure our customers that Aqua Illinois is prepared to continue our operations throughout the duration of this public health crisis,” said Angela Serafini, Area

 

COVID-19: A Reminder on What to Do if You Feel Sick
26 March 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – The Kankakee Fire Department continues to monitor novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) and would like to remind everyone the steps to take in the case should you become ill.

 

City of Kankakee Accepts Payments Over the Phone
25 March 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL –  In an effort to follow Governor Priztker’s executive order to create social distance, limit exposure to the COVID-19, and reduce spread of the virus, the City of Kankakee offices are currently closed to the public, but will continue to provide services. Payments can now be accepted over the phone at 815-933-0515.

 

Declaración del alcaldesa Wells-Armstrong el 17 de marzo de 2020
17 March 2020 | Press Release

We would first like to express our condolences as Illinois reported its first Coronavirus (COVID-19) death, a Chicago woman in her sixties with an underlying health condition. The woman had contact with an individual who tested positive COVID-19.

 

Statement from Mayor Wells-Armstrong on March 17, 2020
17 March 2020 | Press Release

We would first like to express our condolences as Illinois reported its first Coronavirus (COVID-19) death, a Chicago woman in her sixties with an underlying health condition. The woman had contact with an individual who tested positive COVID-19.

 

Illinois Primary Election Day 2020
17 March 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – Governor J.B. Pritzker announced Monday that in-person voting will continue as scheduled for the Illinois Primary Election on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

 

Taking Precautious Measures and Actions Towards Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
16 March 2020 | Press Release

Kankakee, IL – As the world continues to take action against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), state and local officials are working daily to address the matter in our communities. Governor JB Pritzker announced that by the end of today on Monday, March 16, 2020, all bars and restaurants in the state of Illinois will be closed through

 


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