February 12, 2016

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Get the Facts on Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are parasites that feed on humans. If people aren’t available, they instead will feed on other warm-blooded animals, including birds, rodents, bats, and pets. In the past decade, bed bugs have begun making a comeback across the United S… Read More…

Now Accepting Applications: Zero-Proof Mix-Off!

The Zero-Proof Mix-Off’s focus on holiday celebrations and safe driving choices is as important as ever in Lorain County. Did you know 24 people have died on our roads so far this year? Over half of those people died in a crash that involved alcohol a… Read More…

FREE Breast Cancer Screening

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common cancer among women? It usually takes the form of a lump or thickening in the breast. While lumps are common and most are not cancerous, it is still a good idea to have your doctor check any lumps you … Read More…

October 2015 Immunization Clinics

Immunizations for children and adults are available in many Lorain County locations each month.

Immunizations offered by the Lorain County General Health District will be available at the following Lorain County locations in October 2015. See the inf… Read More…

Flu Clinics at LCGHD in 2015

The Lorain County General Health District is holding flu clinics during October and November. We accept most private insurances, Medicare, and Medicaid. Without insurance, the cost of a flu shot is $25 for a regular dose, or $41 for a high dose (recom… Read More…

Check it: Your Blood Pressure App for Android and Apple

Reducing high blood pressure can lower a person’s risk of heart attack, heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Nearly twenty percent of people who have high blood pressure do not know that they do, and are putting themselves at risk for poor… Read More…

2015 Photo Contest Winners

 This summer photos were submitted to show how Lorain County H20s through the Water Works photo contest, hosted by the Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD). Lorain County residents submitted 186 photos, and then voted online and at the L… Read More…

Falling Isn’t a Natural Part of Aging

Growing older doesn’t have to mean that falls are in your future. In fact, falling is not a normal part of aging and it can be prevented. Even so, falls among older adults in Ohio have reached epidemic proportions.

An older Ohioan…… Read More…

September Immunization Clinics

Immunizations for children and adults are available in many Lorain County locations each month.

Immunizations offered by the Lorain County General Health District will be available at the following Lorain County locations in September 2015. See the i… Read More…

2015 LCGHD Flu Clinics

 The Lorain County General Health District is holding flu clinics during October and November. We accept most private insurances, Medicare, and Medicaid. Without insurance, the cost of a flu shot is $25 for a regular dose, or $41 for a high dose … Read More…