August 9, 2021: Data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that Lake County is now experiencing high community transmission of COVID-19. "Substantial" transmission is defined as more than 100 cases per 100,000 people over a 7-day period.
In alignment with CDC and LCHD guidance, masks are required in City-operated buildings regardless of vaccination status. City buildings, such as City Hall, Police, and the Public Services building, remain open for public foot traffic Tuesday-Friday. In the interest of health and safety, public meetings are now being held virtually via Zoom. Individuals attending virtually are able to participate fully in meetings. City Hall remains open during public meetings for individuals who prefer to view the virtual meeting from that location. All persons attending public meetings in person must wear a mask.
Businesses are urged to align their practices with LCHD and CDC guidance and to encourage employees and customers to wear masks regardless of vaccination status.
City services are conveniently available online and by mail. Walk-in hours are available Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Appointments on Mondays may be available upon request.Vaccine Availability: All Illinoisans age 12 and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination! To register with AllVax, via the Lake County Health Department, visit allvax.lakecohealth.org. To check for additional appointment availability at the Patty Turner Center mass vaccination site in Deerfield, visit doctorstestcenters.com/vaccine. Find links to pharmacies and appointment aggregators at cityhpil.com/vaccine. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination and access the state vaccination locator map at coronavirus.illinois.gov.
The State of Illinois is currently operating in Phase 5.
Learn about the City's COVID-19 response here.
Find vaccine information here.
View the COVID-19 FAQ here.