July 6, 2015

Elyria
Sunny
81°F

February is American Heart Month

“A good diet and regular physical activity is the key to a healthy heart” said David Covell, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner of the Lorain County General Health District. Every journey begins with one step, and every journey needs healthy cho… Read More…

February Immunizations

The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) reminds all to keep shot records up to date and get vaccinated on time. Remember, it’s never too late to start or get back on schedule!
 
David Covell, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner of the LC… Read More…

February Fitness Walks

Did you know that walking has been shown to decrease the risk of heart disease, manage weight and improve your mood? Come walk to your own beat at The Lorain County Fitness Walks, a free weekly walking group that meets every Monday in February at 5:30… Read More…

Plan Ahead: Super Bowl 2014

In Lorain County during 2013, 81% of all deadly crashes on the roads involved alcohol or drugs. The Lorain County Safe Community Coalition reminds fans that while Super Bowl Sunday is one of America’s biggest and most entertaining national sport… Read More…

Offices Closed Monday, January 20

The Lorain County General Health District offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Read More…

Addiction Awareness Night

Drug  use is a growing problem in Ohio, and we are feeling the effects here in Lorain County. The Midview, Keystone, Columbia, and North Ridgeville School Districts invite their communities to a discussion on this important issue so we can raise … Read More…

It’s Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot!

It’s not too late to get your flu shot! The Lorain County General Health District will be holding a special flu clinic on Friday, January 31st, 2014 here at the Lorain County General Health District (9880 S. Murray Ridge Road, Elyria) from 9:00 a.m. t… Read More…

Health and Enrollment Fair

The coalition for the uninsured of Lorain County invites you to attend a health and enrollment fair! Receive affordable care act and enrollment education, free flu shots and blood pressure screenings!

Receive information on: Premium & deductib… Read More…

Stay Safe, Stay Inside: Health Department Office Closed 1/7

The Lorain County General Health District will be closed 1/7, and will reopen on 1/8 at 8:00 a.m. 
Do you or someone you know need a warm, safe shelter? The following shelter locations are open through Wednesday, January 8 at 4:00pm.

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Canceled: 1/6 Lorain County Fitness Walks

The Lorain County Fitness Walks are canceled tonight, January 6, 2014, due to the weather and will resume next Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Avoid the indoor winter blues! Try these indoor activities that are available, regardless of the weather.

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