This illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Face Coverings Required Beginning August 2, 2021 in All Lake County Government Buildings, Regardless of Vaccination Status

Beginning Monday, August 2, 2021 face coverings will be required in all Lake County government buildings for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people, according to Interim Chief Communications Officer Alex Carr. The requirement is in alignment […]