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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the first human case of rabies in Illinois since 1954. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed the diagnosis after testing at its lab.
The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is reporting the first human case of West Nile virus in Lake County for 2021. A Deerfield resident in his 70s became ill in late-July.
The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD) is notifying more than 700 individuals that their name was included in a document stored in an unencrypted drive in May 2021.
On May 14, 2021 it was discovered that information ...
The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is notifying more than 24,000 patients that their name was included in an attached spreadsheet in an unencrypted email sent to an internal employee’s personal email address in July 20...
The Lake County Health Department joins 495 health care providers nationwide earning the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation.
A mosquito “pool” (batch of mosquitoes) sampled on June 16, 2021 in Lake Bluff, Illinois has tested positive for West Nile virus. This mosquito pool is the first confirmed indicator of West Nile virus presence in Lake County in 2021.
The Lake County Health Department is assisting the IDPH as it investigates a group of 33 dogs that were imported from Azerbaijan through O’Hare Airport last week.
As the weather warms up, many of our residents will be returning to Lake County’s lakes and beaches. It’s important to protect yourself from illness, prevent the spread of germs, and check to see if conditions are safe for swimming.
Now is the time to roll up your sleeve and get your influenza (flu) vaccine. The vaccine takes approximately two weeks to build up your immune system’s defense.
While flu and COVID-19 share many characteristics, one key difference is th...