Free COVID-19 testing at Polk Elementary School in Lake Station each Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. This site only has nasal swab tests not rapid testing. The test results have a next day turnaround by 5:00 PM including weekends!
No preregistration is required. Testing is free.
Polk Elementary School
2460 Vermillion St.
Lake Station, IN 46405
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.
Due to increase of COVID cases, starting on Sept. 7th, 2021, immunizations will be administered by appointment only.
The Lake County Health Department has been receiving complaints from parents of children attending schools within our jurisdiction concerning the quarantining of unmasked close contact children who have been exposed to children infected with the COVID virus.
The Federal Government has provided Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (“Recovery Funds”) through the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) to provide relief to local governmental units as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The U.S. Treasury Department (the “Treasury Department”) awarded Lake County, Indiana (the “County”) $94,301,324 in Recovery Funds.
2022 Primary Election results in Lake County, Indiana are here.