1. Health Department Urges Lake County Residents to Swim Safely

    Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer. If you are swimming at your local pool or enjoying time at your favorite beach, it is important to protect yourself from illness, prevent the spread of gems, and practice safe swimming. Additional Info...
  2. Health Department Hosts Hepatitis Testing Event in Waukegan

    For National Hepatitis Testing Day, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center and its partners will host a free community event to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and promote the prevention, care, and treatment of hepatitis 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.