Important COVID-19 Community Updates
We appreciate the chance to bring you up to speed on what we are learning from local and regional sources every day.
 Please dial 9-1-1 in case of emergencies only and call 847.234.2601 for non-emergencies.

Check the City's website for additional information and continue to send any inquiries to . As Mayor Pandaleon stressed, residents should stay at home unless it is absolutely necessary to leave the house.

Many staff members are working remotely and will respond to you at the earliest opportunity.
The April 6 City Council Meeting will be held Virtually
To comply with social distancing requirements, the Lake Forest City Council meeting on Monday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. will be held via remote access.

For public viewing, it will be live-streamed on the City's website and on cable television (Comcast channel 17 and A, T & T U-Verse Channel 99 - scroll to "Lake Forest"). Alternately, you may follow this link: .

View the meeting agenda here .

Please note that you may provide public comment by calling 847.801.3643 during the meeting.

Thank you for your understanding and patience during these extraordinary times.
Avoid Scams!
Should you become the target or fall victim to a scam during COVID-19 pandemic, reach out to local law enforcement or contact the Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office directly at 847.377.3000 or via email at . You may also file a complaint online with the Illinois Attorney Generals Office at or follow the links on the state's attorney's website at .
How You Can Help our First Responders Now
Many residents have been reaching out to the City to see how they can help organize efforts to provide first responders with personal protective equipment, (PPE), other supplies or food donations.

Donations of food or commercially-made equipment, including N95 masks, surgical masks, protective gowns, Tyvek suits, gloves and face shields/eyeware are welcomed and may be made directly to our Fire and Police Departments.

For the safety of our employees, the City can only accept un-opened and unused products that are in their original manufacturing container or food that is delivered from a local grocery store or restaurant.   

To make a donation or for more information, please send an email to Fire Chief Pete Siebert or Police Chief Karl Walldorf . The City truly appreciates everything this community is doing in so many ways to help one another!

To learn more about how you can help, visit this page on the City's website.
The Census is Waiting for Your Response
Visit the City's website page for all the information. Your participation is critical to ensuring that you are fairly represented at all levels of government and that the local and state government bodies receive a fair share of federal funding to support a wide variety of projects and services. Census data is also used in the public and private sectors for research and decision making. Thank you!
Lake County Interactive Map
The Lake County Health Department released an interactive map which shares the number of residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 in each municipality. According to the LCHD website, it is best viewed on a computer. You can view the map here .
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