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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 Coronavirus Update - April 4

    Yesterday, the CDC issued new recommendations to the public. The CDC now recommends the use of cloth face coverings in public settings, such as grocery stores and pharmacies, where it is difficult to maintain social distancing. Read on...
  2. Lake County Announces First Coronavirus Deaths

    Lake County officials regret to announce that the first two Lake County residents have died from complications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Read on...
  3. Health Department Develops Guidance for Essential Staff Working During COVID-19

    The Lake County Health Department has developed guidance for employers currently operating to protect staff and customers’ health: Read on...
  4. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces “stay-at-home" order

    Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a “stay-at-home" order to take effect Saturday evening, March 21 and continue through Tuesday, April 7. The order is in place to protect the health of people in our community and the health care system. Read on...
  5. Lake County Government Operations Update March 19

    To protect the public and Lake County staff while maintaining required government operations, Lake County Government offices will be transitioning to provide only essential functions over the next few days. Read on...
  6. Health Department Updates Recommendations

    The Lake County Health Department updated its recommendations in accordance with State of Illinois guidance. This includes social distancing, nursing home facilities, and community events. Read on...
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