July 30, 2014

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Health & Enrollment Fair!

 Coalition for the uninsured of Lorain County invites you to attend a Health & Enrollment Fair! There will be blood pressure screenings, information on the Affordable Care Act and health and wellness informaiton. 
 
 
 
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Environmental Law Enforcement Training Workshop

 
An informative workshop for law enforcement officials, sanitarians, solid waste management districts, environmental managers, and decision makers basic training on topics that include how to respond when confronted by environmental crime scenes… Read More…

Hidden In Plain Sight

 The Amherst Community Task Force is offering an awareness program for parents, grandparents, guardians, and other adults to help them identify possible risky behaviors. Topics will include substance use, violence, eating disorders, juvenile crime… Read More…

Handwashing-Prevent Colds & Flu

Lorain County General Health District Health Commissioner David Covell, RS MPH, reminds residents that we are in the midst of flu season and the best way to stay healthy is handwashing. Handwashing is key in preventing many diseases including cold and … Read More…

Flooding Information

With temperatures set to go above freezing and several inches of snow on the ground, you should be prepared in the event of flooding occuring. Besides a mess, a flooded basement presents other hazards requiring special precautions. Flood waters can be … Read More…

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!
 
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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…