November 24, 2014

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Grant Awarded to Continue Injury Prevention Efforts on Roads

The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) recently awarded $65,000 in federal traffic safety funding to the Lorain County General Health District for federal fiscal year 2015.
To save lives and improve the… Read More…

Hidden in Plain Sight Exhibit Coming to Lorain County!

In an effort to unclutter misconceptions and to increase awareness of addictions, the Midview, Keystone, Columbia and North Ridgeville School Districts are teaming up to present the “Hidden in Plain Sight” exhibit. In partnership with Lor… Read More…

Zero to Hero – Tackling Tobacco

Do you want to be a leader in Wellness? Then come join us at the Lorain County Wellness Leadership Network Breakfast Meeting for Worksite, Community and Faith-based Leaders Zero to Hero….Tackling Tobacco! Featuring Clinical Hypnotherapist Donald Man… Read More…

No & Low-Cost Fitness Events this November with United We Sweat

The holiday season is coming… So let’s plan ahead with our fitness efforts before our schedules gets packed and before special foods creep into our presence. Below are six opporunities this November to get moving at no or little cost through the Uni… Read More…

Fabulous Food Show Giveaway

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Register for your chance to win passes to the fabulous FOOD SHOW at the IX Center in a random drawing. Event is November 14-16.

No purchase necessary. Must be 18 to enter. Employees and their immediate relatives not eligible. Drawing to be held Friday, November 7th at 5pm.

Winners will be notified by phone and / or email.
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Vital Statistics Closed Thursday, November 6

The Lorain County General Health District Vital Statistics will be closed Thursday, November 6. Sorry for the inconvenience.  Read More…

Lorain County General Health District Chronicle Telegram 2014-10-27 00:00:00

Free health screenings will be on Saturday, November 1 from 9am-1pm at the Mercy Cancer Center. Screenings will include skin cancer, bone density, prostate cancer, vitamin D and more! Get more information on Mercy’s Health Fair and screening… Read More…

Halloween Candy Alternatives

Research shows that when given a choice between treats and toys, kids prefer the toys. So, think outside the Jack-’o-Lantern this Halloween! 
Here’s a list of spook-tacular candy alternatives for little ghosts and goblins. 

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Designate a BOOze Free Driver

Halloween can be a scary time, whether walking through a local haunted house or even traveling on the roads. The Lorain County Safe Community Coalition is encouraging people to ‘Designate a BOOze Free Driver’ this Halloween season.
For a s… Read More…

Ebola Information– updated 10/22/14

The Lorain County General Health District is working closely with the Ohio Department of Health to keep you informed of available resources addressing the Ebola Virus. For additional questions, you may contact the Ohio Department of Health 24/7 hotlin… Read More…