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...
The public is invited to attend a meeting as the IEPA address planned controls to reduce ethylene oxide emissions from the Medline facility in Waukegan.
When: May 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Whittier Elementary School in Waukegan
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...
It’s the time of year to take precautions against ticks, which can carry diseases such as Lyme disease. In 2018, over 35 percent of deer ticks submitted for testing by the Health Department carried the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. Take precautions to avoid tick bites...
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.