1. Boil Order Notice Issued to Portions of Vernon Hills, Forest Haven and Mettawa Areas

    Sections of the Vernon Hills water system lost pressure and or water service for about an hour on Tuesday, June 18. Because of this, Lake County Public Works has issued a boil order notice for portions of Vernon Hills, Forest Haven and Mettawa areas. More info...
  2. Agreements with Lake Villa Lead to Increased Efficiency and Cost Savings

    The Lake County Board approved meeting two intergovernmental agreements with the Village of Lake Villa for the Lake County Planning, Building and Development department to provide building inspection and plan review services for the Village. Read on...
  3. CLCJAWA Water Line Repairs: Vernon Hills and Wildwood

    CLCJAWA will conduct repairs on one of their primary water lines the week of June 18. As a result, Lake County Public Works is asking its customers in Vernon Hills and Wildwood to conserve their water usage during this period. Additional Info...
  4. Make Travel Easier! Use the Redesigned Lake County PASSAGE App

    Make your driving a little easier and use the newly redesigned Lake County PASSAGE app for IOS or Android. PASSAGE is an Intelligent Transportation System designed to give users real-time traffic congestion updates and important local road information. Read on...
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Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

It’s the time of year to take precautions against ticks, which can be most active during the warmer weather and 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. 

How to Remove A Tick

Whether it’s rubbing alcohol, nail polish, or a burnt match, there’s a lot of misguided folklore when it comes to how to remove a tick. Watch this video to learn the proper techniques to remove a tick.