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  1. Water Street Vaccination Site to Close on October 11

    As colder weather approaches, the Water Street location will close for vaccinations but remain open for testing through the Illinois Department of Public Health. Additional Info...
  2. The IDPH is Reporting the First Human Case of Rabies in Illinois Since 1954

    The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first human case of rabies in Illinois since 1954. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed the diagnosis after testing at its lab. Additional Info...
  3. Lake, McHenry counties encourage vaccination amidst high community transmission

    The Lake County Health Department and the McHenry County Department of Health want to remind residents that the best way to prevent COVID-19 infection and severe illness is to get vaccinated. Additional Info...
  4. First 2021 Human Case of West Nile Virus in Lake County

    The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is reporting the first human case of West Nile virus in Lake County for 2021. A Deerfield resident in his 70s became ill in late-July. Additional Info...
  5. Lake County Experiencing Substantial COVID-19 Community Transmission

    As of July 31, 2021, Lake County is experiencing ”substantial” community transmission per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The Lake County Health Department recommends additional precautions including masking in indoor settings. Additional Info...
  6. 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...
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