Lake County Health Department

Popularity:#6 of 6 Health Departments in Lake County#53 of 112 Health Departments in Illinois#1,323 in Health Departments

Lake County Health Department Details

Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Lake County Health Department, a Health Department, at Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL.

Name
Lake County Health Department
Address
3012 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, Illinois, 60085
Phone
847-377-8090
Fax
847-336-1517
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Lake County Health Department

The Lake County Health Department, located in Waukegan, IL, monitors public health risks, coordinates Waukegan agencies responding to public health threats, and enforces Illinois public health standards. As a Department of Public Health (DPH), the department works to prevent the spread of diseases, promote healthy behaviors, and ensure a clean water supply. The Health Department also provides access to Lake County public records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Waukegan public health records
  • Waukegan restaurant inspection reports and grades
  • How to find Waukegan vital records
  • Illinois health codes and health code violations
  • Waukegan drinking water reports
Waukegan Disease Surveillance

The Lake County Health Department tracks infectious diseases in Waukegan to prevent and contain outbreaks. The Health Department also offers immunization clinics and resources to prevent infectious diseases like measles, flu, and pneumonia. In Illinois, Health Departments work together to inform the public about diseases and track infectious disease outbreaks. The department provides information on current outbreaks, the number of reported cases or hospitalizations, and educational resources on prevention.

Public Health Education

The Health Department also provides public health education resources for Waukegan residents. As a public health resource, Lake County Health Department educates the public on Lake County health concerns, which include chronic diseases, food borne illnesses, and injury prevention. The Health Department also provides information about hazardous household materials, environmental health, and healthy behaviors. They offer clinical services, including flu shot or immunization clinics, blood pressure screenings, and nutritional resources.

Find Waukegan Vital Records

The Health Department in Waukegan manages public records, including birth records and death records. These include birth certificates for people born in Waukegan and death certificates for people who passed away in Waukegan. The office also provides Lake County vital statistics, which the public can search for vital record information.

Enforcing Illinois Health Codes

The Illinois Health Department sets standards and reporting requirements through its health codes. In Waukegan, the Lake County Health Department enforces the health code by carrying out inspections, issuing licenses, and monitoring public health. In Lake County, local Health Departments work together to monitor public health and verify that Illinois health codes are followed.

Waukegan Restaurant Inspections

In Waukegan, the Health Department runs a food safety program to ensure Waukegan restaurants and food service establishments follow health regulations. The Health Department also conducts regular inspections and rates restaurants according to the food safety rating system. Waukegan residents can look up food safety ratings, check for health code violations, and look up complaints through the Lake County Health Department.

Drinking Water Testing

The Health Department inspects and tests Waukegan drinking water, including wells and septic systems. These inspections look for bacteria, harmful chemicals, and compounds that affect water systems. The department also issues permits for wells and septic systems.

Contact the Lake County Health Department

You may contact the Lake County Health Department by calling 847-377-8090, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lake County Health Department, 3012 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois, 60085.