December 22, 2014

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Ebola Information– updated 10/20/14

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…

Get a Flu Shot at a Location Near You

Flu shots are available throughout Lorain County, visit Lorain County Flu for a location near you. Keep healthy and protect yourself from the seasonal flu. 

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October Doe

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There was a time when men wouldn’t hunt with you if you took a female deer, a Doe. Some saw it as wrong, perhaps unfair, but the harvesting of Does is a valuable wildlife management tool and as table fair goes, many prefer Doe venison. This weekend, October 11th and 12th, is the statewide “antlerless Read More…

Autumn Begins

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Autumn’s a busy time for a lot of us. I’m sure a lot of you think of days gone by when fall meant canning fruit and making jam. The brutal winter did a number on my fruit trees this year, so there’s less of that then usual, but I’m using the slack time to cut Read More…

Lorain County Fitness Walks

It’s a perfect time of year to enjoy autumn’s spectacular colors and cooler temperatures while getting fit at the Lorain County Fitness Walks. Exercise has been proven to improve mood, decrease the risk for disease, and manage weight.&nbsp… Read More…

Eat Well this Fall: Must Try Recipes!

The leaves are changing and there is a crispness in the air– it’s definitely feeling like fall! Grab a sweatshirt and head to your local store or farmer’s market, where you will find some of the season’s best produce. The yummy rec… Read More…

Think Pink for Prevention: Breast Cancer Awareness

In observation of breast cancer awareness month, this October we challenge you to think pink for prevention! With a mix of a healthy diet, an ideal body weight, and keeping active, you can help reduce your risk for breast cancer. Click below for other… Read More…

Outdoor Preparedness

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I had a friend over at my house a few years back, and he needed to borrow something I kept in my basement. Well, either he was a good enough friend that I trusted him not t0 judge me for the messy state of my basement, or he was a superficial enough friend that I Read More…

Expanding Participants! Apply Now for the Zero-Proof Mix-Off

Lorain County businesses and agencies are encouraged to apply now to participate in the 13th Annual Zero-Proof Mix-Off, December 4, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lorain County Community College. In 2013, more than 600 Lorain County residents pa… Read More…

Falls Among Older Adults Common in Ohio

Growing older doesn’t have to mean that falls are in your future. In fact, falling is not a normal part of aging and can be prevented. An older Ohioan falls every two minutes, according to the Ohio Injury Prevention Coalition. Falls can increase… Read More…