As we move forward from 2020, it’s a time to reflect from the year past, and look forward to what faces us in the new year. Although our community is still in a crisis with the pandemic, we have all persevered, pulled together, and risen to the occasion to keep the Village of Rockdale safe.
We have faced this adversity together, and as we move forward, we must remember what we have lost, so we can work to prevent similar outcomes in the future. Sadly, many of us know someone, or of someone, who passed during this time. Now there is a clear light at the end of the tunnel; vaccines have arrived in the Will County Region. While the light is visible, we have not reached it just yet.
So please, be careful this winter. Protect yourself and loved ones by wearing a mask, socially distancing from those outside your household, and always stay positive during these difficult times. We have come too far to give in to COVID-19 fatigue.
This past year will be remembered for its historic challenges. In 2021, we will continue our work to overcome these adversities, because we all know brighter days are on the horizon for community in Rockdale.
Mayor Samuel Wyke