February 8, 2016


ASIST Training

Training can help us spot signs of distress in people who consider suicide. If you work with adults as a community or faith-based leader, healthcare provider, educator, or in the social service or mental health setting, you’re invited to an Appl… Read More…

Love Your Heart – Move More!

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…

Renew and Pay for your 2016 Food License Online

Are you the owner of a:

Food service operation?
Retail food establishment?
Vending machine?

Beginning with the 2016 licensing period, the Lorain County General Health District is offering existing food service operations, retail food est… Read More…

Workout without Snow at Lorain County Fit Walks

 Get out of the snow and get indoors with Lorain County Fit Walks! Fit Walks offer a safe and warm place to stay active. Dates for fitness walks this month are:

Mondays on February 8, 22, and 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lorain County Metro Parks … Read More…

Wash Your Hands. Don’t Get Sick!

 Have you noticed handwashing signs in bathrooms and restaurants across Lorain County?
These signs remind everyone to wash your hands so you don’t get sick!
1 in 5 people don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. YUCK. D… Read More…

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.
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…