Lake County Covid-19 Positive Cases & Resourses

     Just in case you were wondering how many cases were in your own town in Lake County, Indiana we discovered a website by the State of Indiana that tells you exactly that.
     There are also several informative links available as well, that we have included in this post. There are also several very interesting FAQ questions posted on this site as well.
    As of September 21st the total positive cases in Lake County since March 2020: 14,513 (Updated Monthly)
    According to this website there is contact tracing taking place for High Risk close contacts of confirmed cases by the Lake County Health Department.
    To find out more from the Lake County Health Dept. click here,  
As Of August 21st
(Please note: this is not the number of Current Cases,
but the number of total cases since March 1st)
Based Upon the State of Indiana Website

Hammond:       2073– Up 422 in a Month
Gary:                1437– Up 222 in a Month
Crown Point:    1117  – Up  320 in a Month
East Chicago:    903 –  Up 174 in a Month
Hobart:              597  – Up 113 in a Month
Merrillville:         831 –  Up 186  in a Month
Dyer:                 538 –   Up 110 in a Month
Munster:            440 –  Up  118 in a Month
Schererville:      439 –  Up 115 in a Month
Highland:           391 – Up   99 in a Month
Griffith:              262 –  Up 53  in a Month
Whiting/Robertsdale: 263 – Up 64 in a Month
Demotte:           200 –  Up  43 in a Month
Unknown:           78
St. John:           180 –  Up  68 in a Month
Cedar Lake:     175 –  Up  27 in a Month
Lake Station:    131–  Up  40   in a Month
Lowell:              130 – Up  81 in a Month
Other:                unknown
TOTAL LAKE COUNTY INCREASE 2,255 IN A MONTH

There are more links on this page regarding:
Cloth Face Coverings (a CDC Link) –
Lake County Testing 
Directive to Stay Home
Essential Businesses (a In.gov Link)
Lake County Unemployment Benefits
Lake County Childcare Assistance:
Lake County Assistance Programs:
Lake County Schools
Useful Information for Families
Lake County Community
Travel
Other Resources

Hope this helps! Stay Safe, We are all in this together! 

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