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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Access Support and Resources During This Difficult Time

Everyone grieves at a different pace, and there is no one path toward moving forward after a tragedy. Professionals are here to help those who may need assistance following the Highland Park Fourth of July shooting.

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Volunteer: Adopt A Highway Today!

The Lake County Division of Transportation (LCDOT) is now accepting applications for enrollment in the Lake County Adopt A Highway program through Sept. 2. Currently, there are 39 roads available for adoption.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Application Period to Submit Vote-by-Mail for November 8 Election Opens

Registered Lake County voters may now apply to receive by mail their ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election. Voting by mail allows you to cast your vote from the comfort of you own home, as well as avoid the lines and inclement weather.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Fight the Bite This Summer Against Mosquitoes and Ticks

Protect yourself and loved ones from the diseases mosquitoes and ticks can carry. Learn how to Fight the Bite and keep you and your pets safe this summer.

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Recovery Grant Programs for Businesses Impacted by Highland Park Shooting

If your small business has suffered due to the Highland Park Parade Mass Shooting and related investigation, you can now apply for low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Applications will be accept...

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County News
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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