Beginning today Monday, February 28, masks will be strongly encouraged, but no longer required in the library. For more information on Gov. Pritzker Illinois Statewide Indoor Mask Requirement Lift visit https://www.illinois.gov/news/press-release.24498.html
Authorization of a Second Booster
Moderna Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine
New! Online Resources
COVID-19 Newsletter Transition
We will be transitioning our COVID-19 newsletter to a monthly schedule beginning Friday, May 6. Our updated newsletter, "Healthy Lifestyle Lake County," will include COVID-19 information and other health-related topics that concern the Lake County community.
Lake County COVID-19 Data
Do you have questions? The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has established a COVID-19 hotline and email address to answer questions from the public:
For additional information from the IDPH, visit: https://dph.illinois.gov/covid19.html
Visit our AllVax Frequently Asked Questions page to find answers and information about the COVID-19 vaccine in Lake County. Encourage members of the community to register in AllVax utilizing resources from the AllVax Portal Toolkit, including social media messages, guides, print materials, and more.
Protect yourself and your community. Our Community Guidance and Resources page has information to help residents stay safe and informed.
If you or someone you know is struggling with meeting their health and other needs, the Lake County Health Department is here to help! We have two new teams of Case Managers and Community Health Workers dedicated to helping community members access and utilize the resources and support they need, including:
All services are available regardless of your insurance or immigration status. To get connected, call (847) 3778444 or email HLCommunityHelp@lakecountyil.gov.
The Lake County Health Department is in need of volunteers with a valid medical license to fill roles as vaccinators, vaccine mixers, and wellness check observers at our mass vaccination sites. Visit our Lake County Medical Reserve Corps page to learn more.
Community Health Ambassadors play a key role in helping our community members get vaccinated by sharing resources, answering FAQs, and encouraging community members to register on AllVax. Visit the Community Health Ambassador page for more information and to register.
Visit Lake County Health Departments How You Can Help page to find additional opportunities to donate or volunteer.
Get free at-home COVID-19 tests at https://www.covidtests.gov/
Cook County County: https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov
Hotline: 833-308-1988 (answered M-F 7am – 7pm)
Zip code search for COVID-19 rates: http://covid-dashboard.fsm.northwestern.edu/
Register for a vaccine appointment with a pharmacy:
Please also reach out to your hospital health system to inquire about their vaccination appointment process.
Veterans: If you are a veteran and receive your medical care from the VA, register here:
Get Tested for COVID-19
"How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask" Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Illinois Hotline : DPH.SICK@illinois.gov
Victor Dixon of the Waukegan Public Library