1. Fourth Illinois Resident Dies After Vaping Related Lung Injury

    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the death of a fourth Illinois resident who had recently been hospitalized with lung injury associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products. Read on...
  2. E-Cigarettes and the Smoke-Free Illinois Act Survey

    The Health Department is asking residents to participate in the E-Cigarettes and the Smoke-Free Illinois Act Survey regarding e-cigarettes (or vapes) and their use in public places. Read on...
  3. World AIDS Day Event on December 1

    The Health Department is planning a World AIDS Day event on Sunday, December 1 from noon-2:00 p.m. at the Family Piano Company, 118 S. Genesee Street, Waukegan. Read on...
  4. Avoid Bats to Protect Yourself from Rabies

    So far in 2019, the Health Department has submitted 39 bats to the Illinois Department of Public Health for testing, of which three tested positive for rabies (two in Antioch, one in Highland Park). Read on...
  5. Severe Respiratory Illness Vaping Investigation

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with the Food and Drug Administration, public health and clinical partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarettes, also known as vaping products. Read on...
  6. Ethylene Oxide in Lake County, Illinois

    Find information on ethylene oxide emissions in Lake County. Read on...
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Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Backyard

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