May 6, 2016

Elyria
Sunny
65°F
 

April Showers? Walk Indoors!

Don’t let April showers keep you from walking. Walk indoors with Lorain County Fit Walks. During the week of April 24, bring a new friend to any location, and get one bonus punch.
 
• Mondays at 5:30 PM: April 4, 11, 18, and 25 at the … Read More…

Change in Immunization Requirements for Students Entering Grades 7 and 12

 LCGHD Health Commissioner David Covell wants parents to be aware of a change in immunization requirements for children entering grades 7 and 12 in the 2016-2017 school year. As mandated by the state of Ohio, all students entering grade 7 (school… Read More…

Register Now for the Healthy Kids Achieve More Network’s Summer School Health Workshop!

What: Healthy Kids Achieve More Network School Health Summer Workshop

When: August 3, 2016

Where:
Lorain County Community College
Spitzer Center & Culinary Institute
1005 N Abbe Road
Elyria, OH 44035

Why?
This year’s workshop has a tr… Read More…

Just Released: 2015 Annual Report

The Lorain County General Health District’s 2015 Annual Report is now available for you to review. See behind the scenes at the LCGHD where we work to make Lorain County a healthy place to live, work and play!
The report includes a message from Dave C… Read More…

Food and Your Social Life

Did you know that the people you love most impact your eating choices? Research shows that the eating habits of our social groups, including the individual eating habits of our family and friends, directly affect the way we eat. When we sit down to a … Read More…

Indoor Walking Continues at Lorain County Fit Walks

Get walking at indoor locations throughout Lorain County this March with Fit Walks! Earn one bonus punch on your walking card when you bring a friend during the last full week of the month.
Dates for fitness walks this month are:
• Mondays at 5:3… Read More…

Food Safety Level 1 Training Available

All food service workers are invited to attend a Food Safety Level 1 Training, hosted by the Lorain County General Health District. The Ohio Food Code requires that food service operations, such as restaurants and grocery stores have a Person in Charg… Read More…

Zika Virus: What you need to know

To help you learn more about the Zika Virus and to seperate fact from fiction, we’ve gathered the following resources. 

Zika Virus Factsheet from the Lorain County General Health District
Zika Details from the Ohio Department of Hea… Read More…

Love Your Heart – Live Tobacco Free!

The highlight of February is Valentine’s Day. Although there are hearts everywhere, there’s one heart we need to talk about this month – YOURS! In 2014, heart disease was the second leading cause of death for Lorain County residents…. Read More…

Love Your Heart – Eat the Rainbow!

The highlight of February is Valentine’s Day. Although there are hearts everywhere, there’s one heart we need to talk about this month – YOURS! In 2014, heart disease was the second leading cause of death for Lorain County residents…. Read More…