COVID-19 Information and Resources

Covid19 info updates

For information on actions you, your school, workplace, and community can take, please visit Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities. For daily updates on COVID-19 in Illinois, follow the IDPH Daily Updates page. For general questions about COVID-19 call the IDPH COVID-19 hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email  Please CLICK HERE for details on how to prevent further spread of the virus, as relayed by the Kankakee County Health Department.


Would you like to financially support local relief funds? Please consider supporting the COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a joint initiative of the Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley and United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties. Donations can be made online by visiting or and clicking DONATE.


Be aware during your search process on Kan-I Help...

  • Offices might be closed and typical business hours may have changed.
  • Some services are now accessible only over phone.
  • Other agencies may be pausing normal service delivery altogether.
  • Events and volunteer opportunities listed may no longer be offered. 

Due to these changes, please be sure to call or email an organization before attempting to visit their office/building locations. 

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For phone referral assistance, please dial 2-1-1. (Click here for more information about United Way's 2-1-1 system.)