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. Open Burning Allowed Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Unincorporated Lake County through Oct 14

    The Lake County Board recently enacted a modified emergency ordinance that temporarily allows open burning in unincorporated Lake County from sunrise to sunset on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The ordinance is effective through October 14, 2020. Additional Info...
  3. New Program Provides Financial Help for Rent and Utility Bills to Residents Impacted by COVID-19

    Lake County renters and homeowners who have been impacted by COVID-19 are invited to apply for a new program that offers financial assistance to help pay for rent, gas and electric bills. Additional Info...
  4. 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...
  5. Election Judges Wanted: Be a Good Neighbor and Get Paid for It!

    Are you looking for a way to help your community and earn some extra spending money? Sign up to be an election worker for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Most importantly, your help is needed to maintain the integrity of the voting process. Read on...
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Respond to the census today!

Get Counted, Lake County! U.S. census workers have begun knocking on doors of all households that have not yet responded to the 2020 census. As of Aug. 12, only 74.1% of households in Lake County have responded, which means more than one in four households have not yet answered. 

While census workers are wearing masks and taking safety precautions, we encourage you to avoid a home visit and respond online today at my2020census.gov or 844-330-2020.

COVID-19 Information

As of August 12:
Total Lake County cases: 12,934
Total Lake County deaths: 432
Total Illinois cases: 198,593
Total Illinois deaths: 7,672