1. Resources Available Following the Highland Park Shooting Incident

    In light of the tragic shooting at the City of Highland Park Fourth of July Parade, our local partners have compiled the following resources, including how to make a blood donation, a family resource center and more. Read on...
  2. Statement on Highland Park Shooting Incident

    On July 4, 2022, the Lake County Board Chair and local County Board Members issued a statement on the Highland Park shooting incident. Additional Info...
  3. Be Lead Informed

    Lead in drinking water has been an increasingly important topic throughout the nation over the past several years. Lake County Public Works recommends homeowners investigate around their homes to see if they have any lead service lines or fixtures. Additional Info...
  4. Gov. Pritzker Issues Updated Executive Order with New Mask Guidelines

    With COVID-19 positivity rates continuing to decline and the majority of eligible Illinoisans vaccinated, today Governor Pritzker released an updated executive order lifting the mask requirement in most indoor settings. Read more
  5. Lake County Keeps More Kids in the Classroom with Test to Stay and Masking

    A new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released today confirms that the Test to Stay (TTS) strategy can help keep kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) students in the classroom. Additional Info...
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Lake County Wants Your Input!

Lake County is seeking resident input on community needs as we consider how to best utilize a portion of our American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. 

ARPA allocations must be within the following funding categories: public health, community and household assistance, economy and business, and infrastructure and facilities. How can we best provide the greatest impact and benefit to move Lake County forward, make our residents healthier and assist those most impacted by COVID-19?

Provide Feedback. Complete the Survey

Provide your suggestions by participating in an online survey. Individuals can access the survey in English and Spanish. 

Learn More. Attend An Event

Lake County will be holding several events, both in-person and virtually, to give residents an opportunity to learn more, share information, and provide their input. Resident feedback will help Lake County to better understand community needs to aid in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.