October 24, 2014

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Input Needed! – Lorain County Community Health Assessment

In order to get an accurate up-to-date pulse on Lorain County’s current health needs, the Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) in collaboration with a number of local organizations has completed an extensive community health assessment. … Read More…

Join Us for the 5th Annual Volunteer Training Day

Join us for a morning of learning!  Our 5th Annual Volunteer Training Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 7:30am to 12:30pm at Lorain County Community College’s Spitzer Conference Center.  This year’s training features the … Read More…

Simple ways to rethink your drink…

Have you been wanting to cut back on pop, juice or sweet coffee drinks? Rethink your drink today! Water not only keeps your body hydrated and working correctly, it’s also FREE at the sink, has zero-calories, zero-sugar, is stain-free, and taste… Read More…

No or limited health insurance? Read on…

The Prescription Assistance Program was created to provide access to unused prescription medication. The program offers assistance to Lorain County residents who have no or limited medication insurance coverage. Medication is donated by… Read More…

Are You a Healthy Ohio Worksite? Receive Recognition!

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012 Healthy Ohio Worksite Award, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Health. Receive recognition for your company’s commitment to employee health by highlighting your worksite.

Worksites can be … Read More…

Keep healthy: wash hands often!

Wash hands often to keep healthy. Regular hand washing can prevent the spread of many diseases.
Germs cause disease, and can be found in places you visit daily, like the bathroom, kitchen, worksite, school, and places throughout the community. Don’t le… Read More…

Enjoy the Outdoors Without Being Bugged!

Warm weather calls for more time spent outdoors, but bugs should not stop you from enjoying it! Mosquitoes are a natural part of the great outdoors, but they can also cause concerns about West Nile virus, caused by the bite of a virus-carrying mosquito… Read More…

Keep Children Healthy with Vaccines

School is just around the corner and coming up quick. Are your children’s vaccinations up-to-date? Lorain County General Health District Health Commissioner, Kenneth G. Pearce states, “Vaccines are the best way to ensure that everyone, espe… Read More…

Immunizations, Important for All Ages!

No matter your age, everyone should be immunized. People of all ages need to protect themselves and loved ones from the spread of all types of diseases. Kenneth G. Pearce, MPH, Health Commissioner of the Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD), p… Read More…

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