COVID-19 Updates

The Lake County Health Department is closely monitoring the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. Our priority is the health and safety of our residents, and we continue to use every available resource to prepare our communities for the spread of COVID-19.

For the most current status of the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): Coronavirus websites.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Weekly Newsletter

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  1. Health Department Expands Phase 1a and Phase 1b Vaccine Opportunities

    The Lake County Health Department is announcing that beginning the week of February 15, 2021, COVID-19 vaccination appointments at the Lake County Fairgrounds will begin being offered to seniors ages 65 and older who are registered in the AllVax system. Additional Info...
  2. First Case of COVID-19 Variant Identified in Lake County

    The Lake County Health Department is reporting the first case of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) variant B.1.1.7 in Lake County. Additional Info...
  3. AllVax Frequently Asked Questions

    Find answers to your frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and the Lake County AllVax Portal. Additional Info...
  4. North Suburban Region 9 Returns to Phase 4 in the Restore Illinois Plan

    Effective February 3, North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, has met the criteria set by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to move from Tier 1 mitigations to Phase 4 under the State’s Restore Illinois Plan. Additional Info...
  5. North Suburban Region 9 Returns to Tier 1 Mitigation for COVID-19

    Effective January 26, North Suburban Region 9 has met the criteria set by the IDPH to move from Tier 2 to Tier 1 mitigations under the State’s Restore Illinois Resurgence Plan. Additional Info...
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