1. Health Department Recommends Virtual Learning

    The Lake County Health Department is reporting 'substantial' community transmission of COVID-19. To protect residents and slow the spread of COVID-19, the Health Department is recommending that K-12 schools in Lake County transition to virtual learning. Additional Info...
  2. North Suburban Region 9 COVID-19 Trends May Trigger Mitigation

    The North Suburban Region 9, which includes Lake and McHenry Counties, is nearing thresholds set by the State of Illinois that could trigger new mitigation measures in the region as early as next week. Additional Info...
  3. Mobile COVID-19 Testing Offered in Lake County

    The Lake County Health Department is announcing that free Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) testing is coming to Wauconda, Fox Lake, Libertyville, and Vernon Hills over the next week. A mobile testing unit managed by the IDPH will be stationed in the county. Additional Info...
  4. Open Burning Allowed on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Unincorporated Lake County

    The Lake County Board recently voted to amend a temporary ordinance that is effective through Dec. 31 that allows open burning in unincorporated Lake County from sunrise to sunset only on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Additional Info...
  5. Ballot Question on Elimination of Recorder of Deeds Office

    A question related to the elimination of the Lake County Office of the Recorder of Deeds is on all Lake County voter ballots this November. Read on...
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COVID-19 Information

As of October 21:
Total Lake County cases: 19,836
Total Lake County deaths: 507
Total Illinois cases: 355,217
Total Illinois deaths: 9,345