June 24, 2016


Flooding and Private Water Sources

Thousands of households in Lorain County have a private water source such as a well, cistern, or pond. While public water sources are constantly monitored for contamination, people with private water sources should take extra steps to make sure their … Read More…

Save the Date: Senior Fest 2016

Come to Senior Fest 2016, a free event co-sponsored by the Lorain County Office on Aging and the Lorain County General District!
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Lorain County Community College
Spitzer Conferen… Read More…

Healthy Kids Achieve More – Projects that keep students healthy

Research shows that healthier students achieve more inside and outside the classroom. The Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) is invested in partnering with Lorain County school districts to help students lead healthy, safe and active lives…. Read More…

When the Healthy Choice is Easy

Your family doctor told you to get more exercise. While she recommended that you join a gym, money is tight and getting a gym membership isn’t possible right now. Your doctor said that even just 30 minutes of walking a day can reduce your risk o… Read More…

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

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

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…