1. Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Lake County

    A mosquito pool (batch of mosquitoes) sampled on June 13 in Highland Park, Illinois has tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquito pool is the first confirmed indicator of West Nile presence in Lake County in 2019. Read on...
  2. Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Lake County, Illinois

    Where to find the latest updates from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Lake County Health Department regarding ethylene oxide emissions Read on...
  3. Vaccination is The Best Protection Against Measles

    Measles is a serious, highly contagious disease caused by a virus. The virus is spread easily through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Read on...
  4. Healthy Kids Saturdays at Zion Health Center

    The Health Department is offering summer back-to-school health clinics for children 19 and under at the Zion Health Center, 1911 27th Street, Zion. Read on...
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Learn Healthy Meal Prepping

Healthy meal prepping doesn’t have to be hard! Lake County Health Department nutritionists LaiSha Ponder and Christopher Arty provide easy recipes, ingredients, and tips to get you started on your meal prepping journey.