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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Lake County Health Department is monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will continue to provide updates on our website and social media platforms.
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  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. Ethylene Oxide Update - October 9, 2020

    On June 16, 2020, the Health Department posted the last set of results from the final phase of EtO air monitoring. The Health Department continues to work with the EPA and the ATSDR, as well as the Illinois EPA, to assist them in any way we can. Read on...
  4. Health Department Coronavirus Alert

    The Health Department is currently investigating several COVID-19 cases linked to adult volleyball leagues. So far, 14 people who played or watched volleyball at Jesse Oaks Food & Drink in Gages Lake in September have tested positive for COVID-19. Additional Info...
  5. COVID-19 Cases Rising in Lake and McHenry Counties

    Cases among teens and young adults, business-related complaints rising. Public health officials in Lake and McHenry Counties are urging the public to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  6. Lake and McHenry Counties United Against Resurgence of COVID-19

    Lake and McHenry County officials are working together to slow the recent resurgence of COVID-19. The two counties make up the North Suburban Region identified under a plan recently rolled out by the State of Illinois. Additional Info...
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