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Sunday, March 22, 2020
Emergency License for Child Care Available During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Office of Early Childhood Development, in partnership with the Department of Human Services (IDHS) and Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS), has established a structure and system for child…


Friday, March 20, 2020
AUDIO: Rep. Wilhour Says COVID-19 Serious But Manageable

Friday, March 20, 2020
Rep. Wilhour Encourages Blood Donors

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is encouraging people to donate blood if they are healthy. Through the American Red Cross, there are two types of donations that can be…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
Illinois Retail Merchants Association Announces “COVID-19 Grocery Store Hours” for Senior Citizens

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announced today that the Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA) is working with grocers and pharmacies to establish store hours designated for senior citizens. This…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
Utility Disconnects, Notices, and Late Fees Halted Temporarily until May 1 Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announced today that the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) voted unanimously on Wednesday to stop disconnections, threatening notices and fines amid the COVID-19 crisis. Utilities…


Thursday, March 19, 2020
Coronavirus Resource Link Established: One-Stop Online Link To Help Keep Residents Updated

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) announced that an online link to resources for families and businesses has been established to monitor updates on the COVID-19 virus in Illinois and…


Monday, March 16, 2020
Rep. Wilhour Urges Seniors and the most vulnerable to Stay Home to Curb Spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Advice for Restaurants; State Parks; Election Help Needed State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Illinois and is assisting in the dissemination of resource…


Saturday, March 14, 2020
UPDATE: 64 cases of COVID-19 in Illinois; No Deaths

Common Sense Will Help Curb the Spread to Vulnerable Groups Like Pregnant Women, Seniors, & Those with Compromised Immune Systems State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is reminding residents to…


Friday, March 13, 2020
IDOT Internships Available for Engineering Students: April 3 Deadline for Summer 2020 Applications

State Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) is encouraging college students who are majoring in engineering to consider several seasonal internships available with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) from May18…


Friday, March 13, 2020
Rep. Wilhour Talks with Altamont Students

On Wednesday, Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R-Beecher City) met with Altamont Grade School students on Monday. The two 4th Grade classes of Ms. Kacy Perry and Ms. Mildred Cowger heard from…