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 August 5th the total positive cases in Lake County is 6,615  (Updated Weekly)
    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 5th
(Please note: this is not the number of Current Cases,
but the number of total cases since March 1st)

Hammond:   1,596    – Up 194 in a week
Gary:             1,050   – Unknown 
Crown Point:   688  – Up 44 in a week
East Chicago: 648 –  Up 43  in a week
Hobart:            421  – Up 32 in a week
Merrillville:      551 –  Up 49 in a week
Dyer:              387 –   Up 20 in a week
Munster:         291 –  Up 15 in a week
Schererville:   277 –  Up 8 in a week
Highland:        267 –  Up 21 in a week
Griffith:           180 –  Up   9 in a week
Whiting/Robertsdale: 174 – Up 8 in a week
Demotte:       159 –  Up  41 in a week
Unknown:      78
St. John:       151 –  Up   9 in a week
Cedar Lake: 109 –  Up   9 in a week
Lake Station: 100 – No Increase
Lowell:            72 – No Increase
Other:            unknown
TOTAL LAKE COUNTY INCREASE IN A WEEK: 594
TOTAL INCREASE PREVIOUS WEEK: 963

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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