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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Lake County

Mosquito “pools” (batches of mosquitoes) sampled on June 27, 2023 in Bannockburn, Lake Villa, and Vernon Hills have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). These mosquito pools are the first confirmed indicators of WNV presence in Lake County in 2023.

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Health Department Urges Lake County Residents to Swim Safely

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer. If you are swimming at your local pool or enjoying time at your favorite beach, it is important to protect yourself from illness, prevent the spread of gems, and practice safe swimming.

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Posted on: May 12, 2023

Health Department Hosts Hepatitis Testing Event in Waukegan

For National Hepatitis Testing Day, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center and its partners will host a free community event to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and promote the prevention, care, and treatment of hepatitis

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