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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Qualified Candidates Sought for Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals

Qualified candidates are sought to serve on the Lake County Zoning Board of Appeals, which focuses on zoning in the unincorporated areas of Lake County. Lake County residents who are interested in serving are encouraged to apply by May 31, 2022.

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

Storm Sewer Improvements Underway in Lake Forest

Lake County Stormwater Management Commission and City of Lake Forest marked the inauguration of the Burr Oak Area Storm Sewer Improvement Project. Once completed, the project will benefit more than 340 residential properties and businesses in the area.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Lake County Welcomes $30 Million in Grant Funding from State for Stormwater Infrastructure Projects

Lake County welcomed Illinois Governor Pritzker to Waukegan to announce and share our gratitude for the initial $30 million to support regional stormwater and related infrastructure projects to reduce flooding for hard hit communities across the county.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Introducing Ride Lake County!

Today, Lake County joined community partners to celebrate the launch of Ride Lake County, a borderless, countywide paratransit service that provides transportation to anywhere in Lake County for seniors ages 60+ and people with disabilities.

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Waste Hauling Update for Unincorporated Lake County

Lake County established waste hauler agreements with Groot and Lakeshore Recycling Systems that begin on June 1, 2022. The consolidated waste hauler agreements will go into effect in certain unincorporated areas.

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Gov. Pritzker Issues Updated Executive Order with New Mask Guidelines

With COVID-19 positivity rates continuing to decline and the majority of eligible Illinoisans vaccinated, today Governor Pritzker released an updated executive order lifting the mask requirement in most indoor settings.

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Lake County Keeps More Kids in the Classroom with Test to Stay and Masking

A new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released today confirms that the Test to Stay (TTS) strategy can help keep kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) students in the classroom.

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Lake County Vaccine Providers Administer Over 1 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

The Lake County Health Department is pleased to share that Lake County vaccine providers have administered over 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Lake County residents.

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Has Expanded to Children 5-11 Years Old

The Health Department encourages parents to get their eligible children vaccinated to protect them from COVID-19.

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