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Lorain County General Health District Chronicle Telegram 2014-10-27 00:00:00

Free health screenings will be on Saturday, November 1 from 9am-1pm at the Mercy Cancer Center. Screenings will include skin cancer, bone density, prostate cancer, vitamin D and more! Get more information on Mercy’s Health Fair and screening… Read More…

Halloween Candy Alternatives

Research shows that when given a choice between treats and toys, kids prefer the toys. So, think outside the Jack-’o-Lantern this Halloween! 
Here’s a list of spook-tacular candy alternatives for little ghosts and goblins. 

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Designate a BOOze Free Driver

Halloween can be a scary time, whether walking through a local haunted house or even traveling on the roads. The Lorain County Safe Community Coalition is encouraging people to ‘Designate a BOOze Free Driver’ this Halloween season.
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Ebola Information– updated 10/22/14

The Lorain County General Health District is working closely with the Ohio Department of Health to keep you informed of available resources addressing the Ebola Virus. For additional questions, you may contact the Ohio Department of Health 24/7 hotlin… Read More…

Ebola Information– updated 10/20/14

The Lorain County General Health District is working closely with the Ohio Department of Health to keep you informed of available resources addressing the Ebola Virus. For additional questions, you may contact the Ohio Department of Health 24/7 hotlin… Read More…

Get a Flu Shot at a Location Near You

Flu shots are available throughout Lorain County, visit Lorain County Flu for a location near you. Keep healthy and protect yourself from the seasonal flu. 

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Lorain County Fitness Walks

It’s a perfect time of year to enjoy autumn’s spectacular colors and cooler temperatures while getting fit at the Lorain County Fitness Walks. Exercise has been proven to improve mood, decrease the risk for disease, and manage weight.&nbsp… Read More…

Eat Well this Fall: Must Try Recipes!

The leaves are changing and there is a crispness in the air– it’s definitely feeling like fall! Grab a sweatshirt and head to your local store or farmer’s market, where you will find some of the season’s best produce. The yummy rec… Read More…

Think Pink for Prevention: Breast Cancer Awareness

In observation of breast cancer awareness month, this October we challenge you to think pink for prevention! With a mix of a healthy diet, an ideal body weight, and keeping active, you can help reduce your risk for breast cancer. Click below for other… Read More…

Expanding Participants! Apply Now for the Zero-Proof Mix-Off

Lorain County businesses and agencies are encouraged to apply now to participate in the 13th Annual Zero-Proof Mix-Off, December 4, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Lorain County Community College. In 2013, more than 600 Lorain County residents pa… Read More…