The District 115 COVID-19 Dashboard has been updated for the week of February 22, 2021, to reflect the latest information from our schools and local health departments. As of February 24, the incidence rate for Lake County indicates a slight increase over the past week from 10.1 to 10.6 percent. In addition, the incidence rate for the 60045 zip code has more than doubled from February 17- 24, jumping from 7.4 percent to 15.5 percent. The positivity rate for Lake County as of February, was 3.4 percent, a slight decline from last week.
Staff are now receiving opportunities to schedule their 2nd vaccine dose through the Allvax portal. In addition, Districts 67 and 115 have established a community partnership with a local health-care provider to vaccinate staff that live and work in Lake County. The Lake County Health Department (LCHD) continues to offer appointments to individuals in Phase 1a and 1b. They will begin offering vaccines to individuals in “Phase 1b plus” when the supply of the vaccines exceeds demands in the current phase; or when 60-70% of the persons in the current phase are vaccinated. “Phase 1b plus” includes individuals ages 16-64 with comorbidities, high-risk health conditions, and disabilities. To date, there have been a total 2,543,620 vaccine doses administered in the State of Illinois.