1. Lake County Health Department earns “LGBTQ+ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation

    The Lake County Health Department joins 496 healthcare providers nationwide earning the designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index. Additional Info...
  2. May is Lyme Disease Prevention Month: Take Steps to Prevent Tick-borne Diseases

    The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center urges residents to take precautions against ticks, which can carry several diseases, including Lyme disease. Additional Info...
  3. Gov. Pritzker Issues Updated Executive Order with New Mask Guidelines

    With COVID-19 positivity rates continuing to decline and the majority of eligible Illinoisans vaccinated, today Governor Pritzker released an updated executive order lifting the mask requirement in most indoor settings. Read more
  4. Health Department Seeks Applicants for New Mobile Response Program

    The Health Department is excited to announce that the State of Illinois has awarded a grant of more than $1.9 million to fund a Mobile Response Program, increasing access to immediate support for those experiencing mental health or substance use crises. Additional Info...
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Eat well. Be active. Stay healthy.

The WIC Program provides nutrition education, health care referrals, breastfeeding support and an EBT card to purchase nutritious supplemental foods at no cost to eligible Lake County residents. In doing so, WIC prevents more serious medical problems caused by poor nutrition. Learn more.