April 24, 2014

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Flu Rates Increase Across Ohio: Learn How You Can Avoid the Flu

According the Ohio Department of Health flu rates are on the rise across Ohio, but the good news is you can protect yourself and your loved ones! Keep healthy and avoid the flu by taking these steps: 
1. Get a flu shot. (Nope, it’s not too l… Read More…

Don’t let the cold keep you from feeling great in the New Year!

If you’re looking for a way to feel better, boost your mood, control your weight and live a healthier life, walking is the cure for you! Lace up your shoes and join the Lorain County Fitness Walks, every Monday night in January at 5:30pm at the… Read More…

3… 2… 1… Ways to Ring in the New Year

As 2012 is coming to a close, many people are thinking about what they would like to change in the new year. Why not make your new year’s resolution a lifesaving one? Make the decision to travel the roads safely and help others keep safe also. The Lora… Read More…

The Impact of Newtown’s Mass Shooting: Help Your Student Cope with Trauma & Tragedy

In response to the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, December 14, we know there may be parents, students and educators in need of help to process questions, emotions, and, possibly, distress at this time. It can be hard to k… Read More…

Join Us to Learn About Climate-Smart Conservation & Restoration

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., the Black River Remedial Action Plan (RAP) Coordinating Committee is pleased to have Doug Inkley, senior wildlife biologist with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Headquarters in Reston, Virginia, presen… Read More…

Lorain County General Health District Closed 11/22 and 11/23

The Lorain County General Health District Office will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.  The Office will re-open on Monday, November 26th for regular business hours 8:00a.m.-4:30pm. Read More…

Get in the Holiday Mix at the Zero-Proof Mix-Off!

You’re invited to celebrate the holidays—without spending a dime—at the 11th annual Zero-Proof Mix-Off on December 6, 2012 from 5 to 7:00pm. This event involves sampling 20 non-alcoholic drinks, enjoying live music, and a chance to w… Read More…

Holiday Must Do’s in the Kitchen

Whether you’re a seasoned chef or you’re cooking your very first holiday meal, make sure food safety is on the top of your to do list. Lorain County General Health District’s Acting Health Commissioner, David Covell, MPH, RS, reminds … Read More…

Take Action to Fight Flu!

Hay rides, apple picking, and attending football games are just a few ways Lorain County residents like to spend fall with family and friends. Stay healthy and protect yourself and loved ones from disease this flu season so you can enjoy all of the fa… Read More…

Let’s Talk Tobacco

Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of disease and early death in the US, yet people still use tobacco. 

 
    According the National Institute of Health, tobacco users can save time, live longer and improve their sex life… Read More…