COVID-19 Updates

The Lake County Health Department is closely monitoring a fast-changing pandemic of a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in the city of Wuhan, China. Our priority is the health and safety of our residents, and we continue to use every available resource to prepare our communities for the spread of COVID-19.

For the most current status of the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): Coronavirus websites.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Weekly Newsletter

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  1. Lake and McHenry Counties United Against Resurgence of COVID-19

    Lake and McHenry County officials are working together to slow the recent resurgence of COVID-19. The two counties make up the North Suburban Region identified under a plan recently rolled out by the State of Illinois. Additional Info...
  2. COVID-19 Testing and Investigation Continues in Lake Zurich

    The Health Department continues to work closely with Lake Zurich School District 95 in response to multiple cases of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) identified last week among participants of high school athletic camps and recent social gatherings. Additional Info...
  3. COVID-19 Cases Rising Among Younger Lake County Residents

    The Lake County Health Department is reporting an upward trend in new COVID-19 cases among teenagers and young adults in the past two weeks. Additional Info...
  4. Health Department and Partners Work to Address Health Disparities

    The Lake County Health Department continues to work alongside community partners to address higher rates of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) infections occurring in Lake County's African American and Latino communities. Additional Info...
  5. Lake County Officials Warn of Contact Tracing Scams

    Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like social security numbers and banking information over the phone, via email, and text message. Additional Info...
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Lake County COVID-19 News Releases and Newsletters