September 18, 2014

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Ready Your Family for the Winter Post Sandy

With the wrath of Sandy behind us and the winter looming, the Lorain County General Health District advises residents to restock their emergency supplies kit.
All Lorain County residents should have some basic supplies on hand in order to survive for … Read More…

Keep Sick Students at Home

Deciding when to keep a sick child home from school is not always easy. It’s important for children to attend school and for some parents keeping a sick child home means missing work. But when a child is truly sick, they need to stay home in the… Read More…

Don’t Let the Cold Slow You Down!

Who wants to go out and exercise when it’s cold? During the winter it’s much easier to find excuses, to avoid excercising. However, don’t let cold weather be your reason to get out of shape. Lorain County residents are invited to com… Read More…

After You’ve Weathered the Storm: Clean-Up Safety Tips

In the days following the area’s recent high winds, flooding, and power outages Lorain County General Health District’s Acting Health Commissioner Dave Covell, MPH, issues safety reminders for residents.
Electrical Safety:

Never touch… Read More…

Let’s Get Together and Walk – Lorain County Fitness Walks

Starting in November, the Lorain County Fitness Walks will move inside Splash Zone! The indoor walking track will be available for Fitness Walkers – Splash Zone membership is not needed to walk! 
If you are looking for a way to be active, g… Read More…

Register Now! Blueprint for Excellence – Lorain County Coordinated School Health Workshop Series

The Lorain County Coordinated School Health Coalition, conducted through the Lorain County General Health District, is pleased to host the workshop series, Blueprint for Excellence, to help schools implement quality coordinated school health programs…. Read More…

It’s not too late to vaccinate!

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 flu vacci… Read More…

Enter the 11th Annual 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 11th Annual Zero-Proof Mix-Off will be held on December 6, 2012, at Lorain County Com… Read More…

Find a convenient Lorain County Flu Clinic – The Flu Shot Locator!

Where will you get your flu shot this season? The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) has partnered with LorainCounty.com to provide an interactive, easy-to-use Flu Shot Locator. Defend against disease – get a flu shot and keep healthy… Read More…

Register Today! 2012 Lorain County Wellness Leadership Workshop

The Lorain County General Health District  is pleased to announce that the Cleveland Clinic’s Amy Jamieson-Petonic, registered and licensed dietitian, exercise physiologist and licensed massage therapist will be the featured speaker at the … Read More…