1. Flu Activity Continues to Increase in the U.S.

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) flu surveillance, influenza activity continues to increase in the U.S. Influenza A (H1N1), H3N2 and Influenza B continue to co-circulate. Read on...
  2. Health Department Advises Increased Hepatitis A Awareness

    The Health Department is informing the public that there has been a recent increase in reported cases of hepatitis A virus throughout the State of Illinois and in Lake County. Read on...
  3. State-wide Tobacco 21 Bill Reintroduced

    Press conference and Senate public health committee hearing held to reintroduce state-wide Tobacco 21 bill. Read on...
  4. Ending the HIV Epidemic in Illinois

    On February 1, 2019, Governor Pritzker committed to ending the HIV epidemic in Illinois by signing Executive Order 2019-08. Read on...
  5. February is American Heart Month

    Caring for your heart through a healthy diet and regular physical activity is the best way to prevent heart disease. Read on...
  6. Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Lake County, Illinois

    Where to find the latest updates from the U.S. and Illinois Environmental Protection Agencies regarding ethylene oxide emissions in Lake County Read on...
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Learn Healthy Meal Prepping

Healthy meal prepping doesn’t have to be hard! Lake County Health Department nutritionists LaiSha Ponder and Christopher Arty provide easy recipes, ingredients, and tips to get you started on your meal prepping journey.