Rep. Lance Yednock
Lifelong resident of the Illinois Valley; previously served as a business agent and executive board member of IUOE Local 150; worked 28 years as an equipment operator; B.A., Northern Illinois University; Yednock and his wife live in Ottawa.
OTTAWA, Ill. – In an effort to highlight the sacrifices that our first responders, frontline workers, and essential employees make during this historic time, State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, supported a resolution adopted by the Illinois House unanimously that commends all of those who have continued to work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic to keep communities running.
OTTAWA, Ill. – With the COVID-19 pandemic creating economic uncertainty, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is alerting residents of the expansion of unemployment benefits to cover self-employed sole proprietors and independent contractors whose jobs were directly impacted by COVID-19.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa is preparing for the return of legislative session since being temporarily postposed in mid-March due to safety concerns caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
OTTAWA, Ill. – To help recognize National Nurses Week, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is praising the courageous efforts of local nurses and health care professionals who are performing life-saving work on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
OTTAWA, Ill. – To help protect the health and wellness of Illinois Valley communities and to ensure that local health departments are properly funded while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, calling for increased funding for local health departments in downstate Illinois.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa is highlighting the adjusted safety protocols for business and manufacturers that are reopening under the modified stay-at-home-order issued by the governor’s office.”
OTTAWA, Ill. – As schools remain closed due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is encouraging local families to use the state’s new Wi-Fi hotspot map to find free wireless internet hotspots for e-learning and other needs.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is applauding OSF Healthcare and the Illinois Department of Public Healthcare for bringing a new, virtual healthcare solution to help the Illinois Valley deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. This program will allow Pandemic Health Workers (PHW) to digitally connect with referred clients experiencing covid-19 symptoms and digitally monitor them from home, limiting the spread of the virus and improving healthcare access throughout the region.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa is highlighting available resources for caregivers of Illinois residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia during the COVID-19 outbreak, which has created additional burdens for those giving care to seniors or loved ones.
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is highlighting mental health resources available and encouraging residents to care for their mental health as the COVID-19 crisis presents new challenges.