1. E-Cigarettes and the Smoke-Free Illinois Act Survey

    The Health Department is asking residents to participate in the E-Cigarettes and the Smoke-Free Illinois Act Survey regarding e-cigarettes (or vapes) and their use in public places. Read on...
  2. World AIDS Day Event on December 1

    The Health Department is planning a World AIDS Day event on Sunday, December 1 from noon-2:00 p.m. at the Family Piano Company, 118 S. Genesee Street, Waukegan. Read on...
  3. Protect Yourself and Fight Flu

    The CDC recommends that everyone ages 6 months and older receive an annual flu shot before the end of October. The Health Department offers the flu vaccine by appointment at its Community Health Centers. To make an appointment, call (847) 377-8800. Read on...
  4. Avoid Bats to Protect Yourself from Rabies

    So far in 2019, the Health Department has submitted 39 bats to the Illinois Department of Public Health for testing, of which three tested positive for rabies (two in Antioch, one in Highland Park). Read on...
  5. Severe Respiratory Illness Vaping Investigation

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with the Food and Drug Administration, public health and clinical partners to investigate a multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with use of e-cigarettes, also known as vaping products. Read on...
  6. Ethylene Oxide in Lake County, Illinois

    Find information on ethylene oxide emissions in Lake County. Read on...
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Keep Mosquitoes Out of Your Backyard

Mike Adam, Senior Biologist at the Lake County Health Department, shares tips on how to keep mosquitoes out of your backyard.