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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please CLICK HERE for details on how to prevent further spread of the virus, as relayed by the Kankakee County Health Department.
Testing for COVID-19
Aunt Martha's is now offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing at 1777 E. This service is avaliable to all Illinois residents, regardless of insurance or immigration status. Pre-registration is no longer required. Please remember, the Kankakee County and Iroquois County Health Departments ARE NOT testing sites for COVID-19.
Riverside Healthcare is offering free COVID-19 testing. Testing takes place at the Riverside Medical Center Entrance B (North) just past the ER entrance; 500 N Wall St in Kankakee. Testing takes place Monday - Friday from 8AM - 2PM and on Saturdays from 8 AM - 12 PM. In order to be tested you must pre-register by calling 815-936-6518. There is no out of pocket cost for testing.
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 www.myunitedway.org or www.cfkrv.org and clicking DONATE.
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