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  1. Health Department Urges COVID-19 Precautions as COVID-19 Increases Across Illinois

    The Lake County Health Department is urging the public to take precautions to slow the resurgence of COVID-19. The majority of cases nationwide have been in unvaccinated individuals. Additional Info...
  2. Water Street Vaccination Site Transitions to Walk-In Model

    The Lake County Health Department is announcing that the Regional Vaccination Site at 102 W. Water Street in Waukegan will transition to walk-in service only as of July 11, 2021, and will no longer function as a drive-through site. Additional Info...
  3. Information Breach Notification - July 9, 2021

    The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD) is notifying more than 700 individuals that their name was included in a document stored in an unencrypted drive in May 2021. Read on...
  4. Information Breach Notification - July 2, 2021

    The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is notifying more than 24,000 patients that their name was included in an attached spreadsheet in an unencrypted email sent to an internal employee’s personal email address in July 2019. Read on...
  5. Lake County Health Department earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation

    The Lake County Health Department joins 495 health care providers nationwide earning the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation. Additional Info...
  6. Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Lake County

    A mosquito “pool” (batch of mosquitoes) sampled on June 16, 2021 in Lake Bluff, Illinois has tested positive for West Nile virus. This mosquito pool is the first confirmed indicator of West Nile virus presence in Lake County in 2021. Additional Info...
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