COVID-19 Updates

The Lake County Health Department is closely monitoring a fast-changing pandemic of a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in the city of Wuhan, China. 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 Seeking Contact Tracing Applicants

    The Health Department is still seeking applicants, especially those from Lake County communities most affected by COVID-19. Read on...
  2. COVID-19 Cases Rising in Lake and McHenry Counties

    Cases among teens and young adults, business-related complaints rising. Public health officials in Lake and McHenry Counties are urging the public to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  3. Lake and McHenry Counties United Against Resurgence of COVID-19

    Lake and McHenry County officials are working together to slow the recent resurgence of COVID-19. The two counties make up the North Suburban Region identified under a plan recently rolled out by the State of Illinois. Additional Info...
  4. COVID-19 Testing and Investigation Continues in Lake Zurich

    The Health Department continues to work closely with Lake Zurich School District 95 in response to multiple cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) identified last week among participants of high school athletic camps and recent social gatherings. Additional Info...
  5. COVID-19 Cases Rising Among Younger Lake County Residents

    The Lake County Health Department is reporting an upward trend in new COVID-19 cases among teenagers and young adults in the past two weeks. Additional Info...
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Lake County COVID-19 News Releases and Newsletters