October 2, 2014

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September Immunization Clinics

 The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) reminds all residents to check shot records and get vaccinated on time, but it’s never too late to start or get back on schedule. Visit one of the LCGHD child or adult immunization clinics … Read More…

September Fitness Walks

Come and enjoy Mother Nature’s beauty at the Lorain County Fitness Walks. This walking group meets twice a week – on Mondays at 5:30pm at the Lorain County Metro Parks, Splash Zone (95 West Hamilton Rd., Oberlin, OH 44074) and on Thursdays at th… Read More…

Office Closed

 The Lorain County General Health District will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. The agency will be open again Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Have a wonderful and safe holiday!  Read More…

Triumph through the Challenges: FASD Course Series

The Triumph through the Challenges Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 2014 Fall Course Series is now open for regstration. Learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and how to best work with those affected in order to reach his/her fullest poten… Read More…

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…