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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Lake County Departments Offer Various Relief Measures Due to Covid-19

April 8, 2020

Lake County Departments Offer Various Relief Measures Due to Covid-19

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, several Lake County departments have announced relief measures, including deadline extensions and fee waivers, for various services. Th...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Lake County Board Approves Setting Aside $100,000 to Help Agencies That Provide Emergency Shelter

The Lake County Board voted to approve setting aside $100,000 of 2020 Video Gaming Revenue (VGR) grant funds in the event the money is needed to reimburse local agencies for emergency shelter expenses incurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Lake County Board and Committee Meetings to be Held Remotely in April

As Lake County Government continues to follow social distancing requirements and Governor Pritzker’s Stay-At-Home order, all Lake County board and committee meetings held during the month of April will be conducted remotely. Many regularly sched...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Payroll Protection Program Funding Available for Lake County Small Businesses

In addition to the communication Lake County previously provided regarding the availability of loans for small businesses (U.S. Small Business Administration Loans Available for Lake County Businesses), the recent passage of the stimulus package (CARES Ac...

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County Homepage News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Lake County Government Working with Local Organizations on FEMA Public Assistance Program

Lake County Government is working with local municipalities, school districts, hospitals, and private non-profits to make sure organizations have the information they need to apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

United Way of Lake County Launches COVID-19 Response Fund

The funds raised will be disbursed to nonprofit organizations serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing urgent resources for Lake County most at-risk neighbors.

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Posted on: March 17, 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.

The Lake County Administrative Complex at 18 N. C...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Summer Interns Wanted!

Attention college students and soon-to-be graduates! Now is the perfect time to look for internships. Several Lake County departments offer internship opportunities in a variety of fields for current college students and recent graduates.

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Senior Citizen Assessment Freeze Information

Property owners age 65 and older who have total household incomes of $65,000 or less are encouraged to apply for the Senior Citizen’s Assessment Freeze.

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Qualified Professionals Needed to Serve as Lake County Board of Review Hearing Officers

The Lake County Board of Review is seeking qualified professionals with a background in real estate to serve as Board of Review Hearing Officers.

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COVID-19

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Lake County Launches Coronavirus Data Hub

Lake County has released a Coronavirus Data Hub to centralize data related to COVID-19 in Lake County, available at www.lakecountyil.gov/COVID19data. The hub includes the number of cases and deaths in Lake County and in the State of Illinois, an interacti...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Volunteers Needed for COVID-19 Response

Because of the outpouring of support from residents seeking to help the community, Lake County government has teamed up with the United Way of Lake County to coordinate local COVID-19 response volunteer opportunities.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Lake County Announces First Coronavirus Deaths

 Lake County officials regret to announce that the first two Lake County residents have died from complications of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper said, “On March 24, 2020, at approxim...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Health Department Develops Guidance for Essential Staff Working During COVID-19

The Lake County Health Department has developed guidance for employers currently operating to protect staff and customers’ health: 

  • Staff who have a fever or respiratory symptoms of cough, sore throat,...
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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces “stay-at-home" order

On Friday, March 20, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a “stay-at-home" order to take effect Saturday evening, March 21 and continue through Tuesday, April 7. The order is in place to protect the health of people in our community and th...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Health Department Updates Recommendations

The Lake County Health Department updated its recommendations in accordance with State of Illinois guidance. This includes:

Social Distancing

  • Stay home as much as possible.
  • If gatherings are necessary, limit the number of people to 10.
  • Call to check on family...
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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Restaurants, Bars, and More to Suspend Services for On-Site Consumption

Beginning March 16, 2020 at 9 p.m. through March 30, 2020, all businesses in Illinois that offer food or beverages for on-premises consumption - including restaurants, bars, grocery stores, and food halls - must suspend service for and may not permit on-p...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Health Department Issues New Guidance to Minimize COVID-19 Spread

The Lake County Health Department issued new recommendations to slow community spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). These recommendations include community interventions such as canceling large events and social distancing, which are measures to redu...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Lake County Resident Tests Positive for Coronavirus Disease

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is joining with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to announce that a Lake County resident has tested positive at the IDPH laboratory for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The reside...

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