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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Mental Health First Aid Instructors Needed

The Lake County Health Department is seeking passionate people to become Mental Health First Aid USA instructors and help fight the stigma surrounding mental health. Approved applicants must attend the 5-day instructor training held October 28-November 1,...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Free Well Water Testing for Private Wells Impacted by Flooding

The Lake County Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to minimize health hazards during and after floods. Residents are advised to avoid contact with floodwater, which can contain harmful bacteria and other contaminants, and to avoid d...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Ethylene Oxide in Lake County, Illinois

State Senator Melinda Bush will host a Multi-Agency Informational Town Hall on Ethylene Oxide on Wednesday, October 2, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the College of Lake County, Auditorium A011, 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake. The Illinois Environmental Protection ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Free Naloxone Training and Opioid Overdose Awareness Event

According to the National Safety Council, drug poisoning is the number-one cause of unintentional death in the United States. International Overdose Awareness Day is held on August 31 to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated...

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