The Lake County Community Economic Development Department (LCCEDD) is currently updating its list of Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MBE/WBE) associated with housing rehabilitation projects and infrastructure work. LCCEDD and our 16 community partners that are part of Urban Lake County select contractors and suppliers for rehabilitation and infrastructure projects funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. All General Contractors selected by the Department must have or agree to obtain certification under HUD's Lead Safe Work Practices course. No brokers will be considered.
Free COVID-19 testing at Polk Elementary School in Lake Station each Tuesday though Saturday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Due to increase of COVID cases, starting on Sept. 7th, 2021, immunizations will be administered by appointment only.
The Lake County Health Department supports the current CDC and Indiana Department of Health COVID control guidelines. We strongly recommend that all schools follow the masking, contact tracing and quarantining practices described in the guidelines.
Hoosiers age 16 and up can now begin scheduling appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Lake County Health Department is looking for registration facilitators and vaccinators for several sites.
Assistance is available to tenants whose income has been impacted by COVID-19 for rent, utilities, and home energy expenses.