Photo from Kankakee County Sheriff's Office

Photo from Kankakee County Sheriff's Office 

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed the first positive case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kankakee County.
 
It is important to remember that even though there has been a confirmed case this is not cause for panic.
 
The Kankakee County Health Department is working closely with IDPH, AMITA St. Mary’s Hospital and Riverside Medical Center to prevent further spread of the disease.