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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Beach Park Chemical Spill Health Investigations Continue

At approximately 4:25 a.m. on April 25, 2019, a large release of anhydrous ammonia occurred on Green Bay Road and Clarendon St. in Beach Park. The release affected residents of Beach Park, Wadsworth, and Zion, as well as people traveling through the area....

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Ethylene Oxide Air Monitoring Plans Defined

Lake County, Ill. — Village of Gurnee, City of Waukegan, and Lake County Health Department officials have completed preliminary plans for outdoor air quality monitoring for ethylene oxide (EtO) near Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee and Medl...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Lake County, Illinois

On November 2, 2018, the Lake County Health Department learned of concerns surrounding ethylene oxide emissions from Medline Industries in Waukegan and Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee. 

The Health Department immediately initiated communicati...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Lake County Residents Surveyed on Tobacco Control Initiatives

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The Lake County Health Department's Prevention Services surveyed 1,306 youth and adult residents of Lake County on their opinions of topics on tobacco control. Analysis of the data has shown that individuals in our communities are concerned about the heal...

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