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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 dph.sick@illinois.gov.  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

To find information on upcoming testing sites, visit the Kan-I Help Events page.  Please remember, the Kankakee County and Iroquois County Health Departments ARE NOT testing sites for COVID-19. 


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.


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.)