September 17, 2014

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September Immunization Clinics

 The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) reminds all residents to check shot records and get vaccinated on time, but it’s never too late to start or get back on schedule. Visit one of the LCGHD child or adult immunization clinics … Read More…

United We Sweat

United We Sweat was formed to promote healthy living in Greater Lorain County by raising awareness on the types of fitness and nutrition options available. The collaboration aims to ensure that everyone in Lorain County has access to quality physical … Read More…

Office Closed

 The Lorain County General Health District will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. The agency will be open again Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Have a wonderful and safe holiday!  Read More…

What Deer See

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I was lying in the tall grass at the edge of the woods across from Elyria Fire Station Number 4 on Abbe Road. This was long, long ago; before they put up a fence and decided it was Elyria High’s soccer field. Because it didn’t get a lot of traffic and was far enough off Read More…

Triumph through the Challenges: FASD Course Series

The Triumph through the Challenges Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 2014 Fall Course Series is now open for regstration. Learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and how to best work with those affected in order to reach his/her fullest poten… Read More…

We’ll see you at the Lorain County Fair: August 18 – 24th!

The Lorain County Fair is a local tradition that includes farm animal petting, craft creations, fair food tasting, and visiting with old and new friends. The Lorain County General Health District will once again be at the Fair to share what local reso… Read More…

100th Birthday – Brackett

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Happy 100th Birthday, Orville “Red” Brackett! Born in Kentucky in August 1914, Red has lived in Akron for most of his adult life. He and his wife, Bernice, were married for 63 years. They enjoyed their cottage on Piedmont Lake and traveling together after his retirement from BF Goodrich. They loved traveling so much, they Read More…

1st Anniversary – Slepko

Rebecca & Cory
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Cory and Rebecca Slepko, both originally from Elyria, now currently stationed with the United States Army in Virginia are celebrating their first wedding anniversary. They plan to celebrate their special day with their daughters, Camryne, Brooklyne and Ava. Cory would like to leave a special message for his loving wife: “You have made me a Read More…

The August Woodchuck

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Mid August is here. It’s a time when the air cools just a little, and like bucks in the season our minds turn toward other things. No, not that, towards hunting, it’s almost hunting season! They’ve set it back a few days, but squirrel season used to open in late August, and I never miss Read More…

Gary Obermiller

The Firelands native and new Deputy Director of the ODNR and Chief of Ohio State Parks traces his success to a humble start as a volunteer and seasonal maintenance worker.

Gary Obermiller looks at home in the outdoors. So much so that I feel sorry for the guy who’s had so much professional success that he’s risen to the level where he now has to wear a neck tie much of the time, but that’s the breaks. You see, one day about twenty-six years ago Read More…