May 28, 2016

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Small Steps Reap Big Rewards

As we move further into the New Year, now is a great time to create small steps for a healthier 2016 and beyond. It’s not too late to take the next step towards a healthier you. There are plenty of FREE opportunities around Lorain County — so,… Read More…

Healthy Weight and Your Child

Reclaim your family’s health through healthier eating habits and an active lifestyle through a 12 month evidence-based program for children with excess weight.
HOW DOES “HEALTHY WEIGHT AND YOUR CHILD” WORK?
The program creates a… Read More…

Narcan Clinics – Now by Appointment!

Project DAWN is an overdose education and naxalone distribution program. Naxalone is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug. When administered, it blocks the drug’s effects on the brain and restores breathing. Na… Read More…

New Year, New You at FitWalks

New year, new you! January is a great time to start new routines and form healthier habits. Fit Walks can be a great addition to any schedule, and there is still time in January to get walking.
Dates for fitness walks this month are:

January 18 a… Read More…

Prevent Falls: Check on your neighbor!

You recognize snow and ice as dangerous, but did you know that holiday decorations and shopping can be risky too? Winter weather and conditions can increase risk of falling, especially for older adults. Falls are not a normal part of aging, but as we … Read More…

Avoid Catastrophe: Start With Food Safety

 Are you a first-time holiday host? Or, are you an experienced entertainer with many years of festivities behind you? No matter your culinary level, check out the tips below to fine tune your food safety skills so that guests rave about your cook… Read More…

December Fit Walks

Don’t hang up your sneakers just yet – Lorain County Fit Walks are now indoors. In December, fitness walks are a great opportunity to get active for FREE while staying out of the cold. Dates for fitness walks this month are:

• On Mondays: Decemb… Read More…

Thanksgiving Holiday – Office Closed!

 The Lorain County General Health District office will be closed on Thursday, Novmber 26, and Friday, November 27, so that our staff can celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with their families. The office will reopen on Monday, November 30.
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Come to the Zero-Proof Mix-Off!

On Thursday, December 3, 2015, the 14th Annual Zero-Proof Mix-Off will be back and bigger than ever, with holiday fun lasting from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Lorain County Community College’s Spitzer Conference Center. Kick off the holiday season… Read More…

The Great American Smokeout

Will November 19th be your day to quit? The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to make a plan to quit smoking, or to plan in advance to quit smoking on that day…. Read More…