1. Mental Health First Aid Instructors Needed

    The Health Department is seeking passionate people to become Mental Health First Aid USA instructors and help fight the stigma surrounding mental health. The next 5-day instructor training will be held October 28-November 1, 2019 in Waukegan. Read on...
  2. Free Well Water Testing for Private Wells Impacted by Flooding

    Take precautions to minimize health hazards during and after floods. Read on...
  3. Ethylene Oxide in Lake County, Illinois

    State Senator Melinda Bush will host a Multi-Agency Informational Town Hall on Ethylene Oxide on Wednesday, October 2, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the College of Lake County featuring speakers from Illinois EPA and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Read on...
  4. Free Naloxone Training and Opioid Overdose Awareness Event

    People who use drugs, their loved ones, and community members are invited to a free event to learn how to prevent opioid overdoses. Read on...
  5. Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products

    The CDC, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with e-cigarette products. Read on...
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Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Backyard

Mike Adam, Senior Biologist at the Lake County Health Department, shares tips on how to keep mosquitoes out of your backyard.