1. Attend a Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

    Training for adults provides knowledge and skills to identify and support adolescents (12-18 yrs. old) that are at risk, displaying warning signs of mental health or substance use problems, or experiencing a mental health crisis. Read on...
  2. It's Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

    Widespread flu activity continues; Flu vaccine is available from many providers and retail locations throughout Lake County. Read on...
  3. February is School Based Health Center Month

    The Lake County Health Department is proud to offer health services to students and faculty of the Round Lake Area school district at the Student Health and Wellness Center, located in Round Lake High School. Read on...
  4. February is American Heart Month

    According to the American Heart Association, 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of 1 death every 38 seconds. Read on...
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Featured Video

Widespread flu has been reported across most of the country, including Illinois. Schools across Lake County are seeing rising absenteeism due influenza-like illness. Hear from Victor Plotkin, Epidemiologist Coordinator at the Lake County Health Department, as he provides an update on flu activity in Lake County and how to protect yourself. Remember, a flu vaccination is your best protection.