Lake County government offices are closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable weekend as we remember the fallen heroes of our nation.
The Village of Gurnee, City of Waukegan, and Lake County have signed an intergovernmental agreement to conduct ethylene oxide (EtO) ambient air sampling near Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee and Medline Industries in Waukegan. Additional Info...
The county has been experiencing more frequent and stronger rainfall events. In 2018, Lake County went above flood stage during six separate events, which is triple the average number of flood events that went above flood stage over the last 10 years. Additional Info...
We are committed to helping residents maintain their health and well-being. View the variety of support services available to those experiencing problems related to emotional and mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction. Additional Info...
Lake County Board Working to Address Mental Health Crisis in Lake County
There is a growing need for crisis/wellness drop-off resources in Lake County for people struggling to manage their mental health. The Lake County Board recently acted to initiate a study for a Lake County Wellness Care and Drop Off Center. And in late April, Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart and Vice-Chair Mary Ross Cunningham hosted a full-day workshop to bring community members together to develop the vision for a Lake County Crisis Care Model. Find out more.