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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Lake County Government Operations Update March 19

To protect the public and Lake County staff while maintaining required government operations, Lake County Government offices will be transitioning to provide only essential functions over the next few days. Visit lakecountyil.gov/closures for more informa...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Updated Guidance to Minimize Spread of Coronavirus

In accordance with State of Illinois guidance, the Lake County Health Department has updated its recommendations to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community. Public health officials continue to urge all residents to take precautions to stay health...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Health Department Issues New Guidance to Minimize COVID-19 Spread

Following the leadership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State of Illinois, the Lake County Health Department is issuing new recommendations to slow community spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). These recommendations incl...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

IDPH News Release: Illinois Taking Preventative Action to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

February 26, 2020---The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is working with local, state, and federal health partners to take all preventative steps available to limit the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). While COVID-19 is not spread...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Legionnaires' disease

The Lake County Health Department continues to investigate an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at Brookdale Senior Living in Vernon Hills, located on Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills. Since receiving initial reports of Legionnaires’ d...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Ethylene Oxide in Lake County, Illinois

The Lake County Health Department, Village of Gurnee, and City of Waukegan have begun receiving initial results from the second phase of outdoor air monitoring for ethylene oxide (EtO) near Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee and Medline Industries in W...

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