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Coronavirus Disease Update for Kendall County

April 24, 2020

The Kendall County Health Department (KCHD) is reporting new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID19) and new recoveries. As of today, our total cases are 190 and in-recovery is at 121.

Energy Assistance is Available

If you have lost income due to COVID-19, energy assistance funds may be available for you and your family during this time of hardship. Energy assistance programs are available to assist low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs by paying a portion of energy bills to prevent service interruptions, while providing education on home energy conservation and other opportunities to achieve and maintain energy security for increase financial sustainability.

Kendall County Health Department is still accepting appointments for households by phone only. To make an appointment in Kendall County, please call (630)553-9100. To make an appointment in Grundy County, please call (815)941-3262.

To qualify for this assistance on your gas and your electric bills, households must have an income equal to or less than 150 percent of the poverty level as defined in the 2020 poverty guidelines and provide required documentation during the scheduled appointment. Documentation can be received by email, fax, or mail.

Required documentation for an appointment:

  1. Social Security numbers for every household member
  2. Proof of income for the last 30 days including the date of the application for anyone 18 years or older in the household or forward 30 days due to loss of income because of the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order or COVID-19 illness.
  3. Current gas and electric bill issued within the last 30 days (if they pay for the energy directly)

LIHEAP applications are taken based on a first-come, first-served basis until June 30, 2020 or until funding is exhausted.

Please continue to go to our website to keep in touch with this evolving situation. For more information on COVID-19, please visit these informational sites:

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