The Lake County Health Department is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to investigate the health impacts of an anhydrous ammonia spill that occurred in Beach Park, Illinois on the morning of April 25, 2019.

 CDC staff will begin door-to-door interviews on the morning of Saturday, May 11, 2019 at homes within a one-mile radius of the spill. Residents are encouraged to participate in the survey, if asked, to assist the CDC in their analysis and to help improve future incident response. The CDC will also interview first responders and those who were hospitalized during the incident. Read the full press release here.