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Local Experts Talk Water…

Have you ever thought about what happens to toilet water after you flush, or where your glass of water was before it came out of the faucet? Discover the link between sewage and drinking water this Thursday, October 24 during “Live on Lakeside” on WKYC (channel 3) at Noon. Tune in then to hear from longtime sanitarians, Jill Lis and John Sabo from the Lorain County General Health District. They will help answer some stinky and downright surprising facts about the energy, cost and maintenance that go toward turning wastewater into safe drinking water for you and your family. 

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2013 Flu Clinics

 Anyone can catch the flu. It’s never known when people will begin to get sick and how long the illness will last. To protect both you and your loved ones this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a fl… Read More…

Prescription Drug Take Back October 26

Unused and outdated medications should be disposed of properly. Help prevent prescription drug abuse, starting with your own medicine cabinet. On Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lorain County will hold prescription drug take bac… Read More…

Prescription Drug Take Back October 26

Unused and outdated medications should be disposed of properly. Help prevent prescription drug abuse, starting with your own medicine cabinet. On Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lorain County will hold prescription drug take bac… Read More…

The Affordable Care Act: What it Means For You

The Affordable Care Act offers new rights and protections that makes health care easier to understand. Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace started October 1, 2013. Visit HealthCare.gov or call 800-318-2596 for more information.
 
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October Fitness Walks

Walking for everyone! Come join Lorain County Walks every Monday in October from 5:30-6pm at the Lorain County Metro Parks Splash Zone 95 W Hamilton St, Oberlin, OH 44074. No membership is required and all ages are invited to join. Participants have t… Read More…

Keep it fresh! Visit a farm market near you!

Keep it Fresh! Visit the Wellington or Oberlin Farmers Market for fresh produce on Fridays and Saturdays through October. 
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Preventing Falls-One Step at a Time

September 22nd is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. According to the National Council on Aging, every 15 seconds an older adult is seen in an Emergency Department for a fall-related injury. Falls are the leading cause of injury and death those … Read More…

Hey, Teen Drivers… Be Sure You Get Where You’re Going.

Driving is one of the most exciting things about being a teen, but roadway deaths are also the leading killer of American teens. Make sure you get where you are going with decisions that lead to success on the road and in your future journeys.

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Stir Your Inner Mixologist at the Zero-Proof Mix-Off!

The Lorain County Safe Community Coalition and Lorain County Community College are once again teaming up to present one of the best events of the holiday season. The 12th Annual Zero-Proof Mix-Off will be held on December 5, 2013, at Lorain County Com… Read More…