Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Lake County, Illinois Information

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贵州11选5开奖结果. 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.

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Lake County has released a Coronavirus Data Hub to centralize data related to COVID-19 in Lake County. The hub includes the number of cases and deaths in Lake County and in the State of Illinois, an interactive map of COVID-19 cases by municipality, demographic breakdowns of cases, and charts showing trends in cases and deaths over time. 

What You Need to Do.

If You Are Feeling Sick

Stay 贵州11选5开奖结果. If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or shortness of breath, stay 贵州11选5开奖结果. Distance yourself from others in the household and if possible, stay in your own bedroom and use your own bathroom. If your symptoms worsen, call your healthcare provider.

Do not walk into a healthcare facility, urgent care clinic, or hospital before calling. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. If your doctor believes that you need to be tested for COVID-19, your doctor can refer you to a testing site. 

If you do not have a primary care provider, please contact the Lake County Health Department at (847) 377-8800.


Call 911 if you have a medical emergency: Notify the operator that you have or think you might have COVID-19. If possible, put on a facemask before medical help arrives.

Practice the 3 C’s - Clean, Cover, Contain



  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects.


  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. 
  • If no tissue is available, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands.


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  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Implement Mitigation Strategies in Your Community

The CDC’s "All Community Approach" mitigation strategy is focused on slowing the transmission of COVID-19 and reducing illness and death while minimizing social and economic impacts. 

See the guide for more information.

Helpful Resources

COVID-19 Updates
Find the most recent updates on the COVID-19 situation in Lake County.


What You Need to Do
Learn "everyday preventive actions" to protect yourself and your community.


How to Get Help
Find information and resources to help yourself and your family during this unprecedented time.


How You Can Help
Learn ways you can make a difference as we respond to COVID-19 in our community.


Information for Specific Groups
Find information and resources for your community and/or organization to prepare and take action.


Find answers to questions you have about COVID-19.


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Symptoms of COVID-19


Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19 illness. .

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed COVID-19 cases.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.



Shortness of Breath

Shortness of Breath

Coronavirus Self-Checker: The CDC and Apple, in partnership with the White House and FEMA, developed a to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care. 

Use the

Recommendations provided by this tool do not constitute medical advice and should not be used to diagnose or treat medical conditions.

Who to contact if you have general questions

Illinois COVID-19 Hotline
Please call the Illinois COVID-19 hotline via phone 1-800-889-3931 or email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV

Lake County COVID-19 Questions
Lake County will be posting a weekly video featuring the top 10 questions on COVID-19 pertaining to our community. Submit your questions by emailing COVID19@ with the subject line "COVID-19 Video Question."

Note: The Health Department cannot offer medical advice or answer questions related to COVID-19 cases through this service. If you have personal medical questions, please contact your healthcare provider. This email is not monitored 24/7.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Weekly Newsletter

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