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March 13, 2020


This message is to inform the public of further updates to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 preparedness efforts as it relates to the Lake County Jail facility. At this time, there are no suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Lake County Jail.

Beginning Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:00 P.M and until further notice all jail programs are being cancelled. This includes all educational, religious and counselling classes or visits.

Family and legal visits will continue to be held as scheduled. Family visitation will only be extended to spouse or domestic partner, children, parents and siblings. Stay up to date on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 response and prevention recommendations at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office values the time and talents that so many of our community members share with incarcerated people for rehabilitative programs and for other positive activities. We look forward to resuming these programs as soon as it can safely be done. Staff at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office continue their efforts to ensure the safety and security of the people who live and work in our Jail.

So in other words, all jail meetings have been cancelled until further notice,

• The questions most asked by people unfamiliar with Hospitals & Institutions or as its known H&I are, “What is it and What does it do? “
Hopefully this flyer from JO will help all of us understand a little better.

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