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Posted on: April 19, 2018

NAMI Ending the Silence presentations May 10 and 17

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is May 10. To shed light on mental health conditions among youth, the Lake County System of Care for Families is hosting two free public events titled “Ending the Silence,” presented by ...

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Health Department News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Harm reduction services now available in Lake County

Harm reduction services are now available in Lake County through the Need2Know Lake County program at the Health Department. Need2Know Lake County is partnering with Live4Lali and the Chicago Recovery Alliance in provision of some of these services.

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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Guard and Discard your prescription drugs

In Illinois, prescription pain medication overdose deaths doubled between 2013 and 2016. Together with the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Health Department’s Prevention Services reminds you to “Guard and Discard” ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Pet Vaccination and Microchip Clinics Offered

Animal Care and Control will hold four low-cost pet vaccination and microchip clinics on select Saturdays this spring:

All clinics are from 9 a.m. to noon and are open to ALL Lake County residents.

  • Pets are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • All anim...
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Health Department News
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Join us for Rx for Health: Walking in Nature!

The simple act of walking, especially in nature, can improve your overall health, both physically and mentally. The Lake County Forest Preserves, the Lake County Health Department and NorthShore University Health System have teamed up to bring “...

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