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Lake County data hub - local counts, updated daily
Statistics - statewide counts, updated daily
Illinois Region 9 - metrics for Lake & McHenry counties
Hospital resource utilization - for the state and each region
Situation summary - U.S. counts, updated daily
Lake County property owners must pay the full amount of property taxes due in 2020 but may follow a 4-payment schedule without penalty:
Get answers to frequently asked questions on the Lake County Treasurer's website.
If you live in Lake County and you received the Senior Citizen Freeze Homestead Exemption, the Homestead Exemption for Persons with Disabilities, or the Standard Homestead Exemption for Veterans with Disabilities in 2019, you do not need to re-apply for those exemptions in 2020. Learn more about tax relief on the Lake County website.