1. Health Department Recommends Virtual Learning

    The Lake County Health Department is reporting 'substantial' community transmission of COVID-19. To protect residents and slow the spread of COVID-19, the Health Department is recommending that K-12 schools in Lake County transition to virtual learning. Additional Info...
  2. North Suburban Region 9 COVID-19 Trends May Trigger Mitigation

    The North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, is nearing thresholds set by the State of Illinois that could trigger new mitigation measures in the region as early as next week. Additional Info...
  3. Open Burning Allowed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Unincorporated Lake County

    The Lake County Board recently voted to amend a temporary ordinance that is effective through Dec. 31 that allows open burning in unincorporated Lake County from sunrise to sunset only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Additional Info...
  4. Ballot Question on Elimination of Recorder of Deeds Office

    A question related to the elimination of the Lake County Office of the Recorder of Deeds is on all Lake County voter ballots this November. Read on...
  5. Upcoming Voter Registration Deadlines

    Before you can receive a ballot and vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election, you must be registered with your current name and Lake County street address. There are many ways to register to vote. Learn more here.
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COVID-19 Information

As of October 23:
Total Lake County cases: 20,071
Total Lake County deaths: 508
Total Illinois cases: 364,033
Total Illinois deaths: 9,418