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3 more Lake County residents die; coronavirus cases reported at 10 long-term care facilities countywide

Health officials said Monday that there are now 325 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lake County and five deaths. The virus has reached at least 10 nursing homes countywide. The Lake County Health Department reported 31 new cases and three new deaths from the novel coronavirus. This brings the total number of Lake County residents testing […]

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Legionnaires’ outbreak up to 5 confirmed cases at senior living facility in Vernon Hills

Two additional cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been reported at Brookdale Senior Living in Vernon Hills, bringing the total to five cases, including one person who has died, health officials said. “Together with the Illinois Department of Public Health and Brookdale staff, we took immediate action to investigate this outbreak and prevent additional exposure to Legionella […]

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1 dead, 2 others diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at senior living facility in Vernon Hills

The health department issued a warning following the outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at the Brookdale Senior Living facility in Vernon Hills, which has left one person dead and two others infected. “Since receiving the reports of Legionnaires’ disease cases late Monday, the Lake County Health Department has been working closely with the Illinois Department of […]