August 20, 2014

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We’ll see you at the Lorain County Fair: August 18 – 24th!

The Lorain County Fair is a local tradition that includes farm animal petting, craft creations, fair food tasting, and visiting with old and new friends. The Lorain County General Health District will once again be at the Fair to share what local reso… Read More…

Be the Support that New Mothers Need!

Essential nutrients and life-long disease-fighting protection are just a couple of the seemingly endless benefits of breastfeeding. The whole community benefits from having healthier mothers, babies and children when breastfeeding is supported.

Everyo… Read More…

Take Five Minutes to Save Your Skin!

Everyone can protect their skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays in less than five minutes, which is less time than it takes for skin damage to happen in the sun. In fact, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS) in as little a… Read More…

Mosquitoes Looking for a Tropical ‘Getaway’ in your Backyard

This summer’s warm temperatures, humid air, and rainfall have created the perfect ‘getaway’ for mosquitoes to create breeding grounds; possibly right in your backyard! Everyone can help reduce mosquitoes by getting rid of places whe… Read More…

Restaurant Inspection Reports Now on LorainCountyHealth.com

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) is offering a service to make Lorain County restaurant-goers feel confident about safety when dining. The LCGHD has begun posting online restaurant inspection results at LorainCountyHealth.com. This se… Read More…

Photo Contest! Fruit & Veggies go Beyond the Dirt!

The Lorain County General Health District is hosting a summer fruit and vegetable photo contest to encourage local residents to be engaged in healthy eating. Fruits and vegetables go Beyond the Dirt with this year’s photo contest. Whether y… Read More…

The Black River is Back! A Lorain County Resident Reminisces

The Black River is back! A local Lorain County resident reminisces on the history of the Black River and how far the revitalization project has come. To read the story click here http://chronicle.northcoastnow.com/2014/06/13/black-back/ or watch … Read More…

Lorain County Fitness Walks is Expanding!

 More Places to Walk: Lorain County Fitness Walks is Expanding!

Beginning this June, there will be TWO new ways to get involved in Lorain County Fitness Walks; now in Amherst! The weekly walking group will now be held at Lorain County Metro Park… Read More…

Protect Against Pertussis… get vaccinated!

Many diseases can be prevented with vaccines, and Pertussis (also known as Whooping Cough) is one of them. People age 11 and older can get protected against Pertussis at a Tdap Vaccination Clinic on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 1:30 – 4:00pm at Universit… Read More…

June Child and Adult Immunization Clinics

 The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) reminds all to have a healthy and safe summer by keeping shot records up to date and to get vaccinated on time. Remember, it’s never too late to start or get back on schedule! David Co… Read More…