December 18, 2014

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Lace Up Your Walking Shoes for Lorain County Fitness Walks

If you’re looking for a way to keep active, get information about health and fitness, and have fun all at once — Lorain County Fitness Walks is for you!
The fitness walk is a weekly walking group, meeting in Oberlin, and is free and open to… Read More…

Prescription Drug Take-Back April 28, 2012 – Lorain County Locations

On Saturday, Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 9:00am – 3:00pm the Lorain County Drug Task Force in cooperation with Communities That Care of Lorain County will be collecting unused or expired medications at locations throughout Lorain County. The Prescrip… Read More…

Start Change, Start Small… Take One Step at a Time

Creating a healthier you shouldn’t feel like you’re running a marathon. You can start your journey toward a healthier version of you one small step at a time—go for a walk. “Research shows that regular, brisk walking can reduce th… Read More…

Health Commissioner WEOL Radio Interview April 5, 2012

Health Commissioner Kenneth G. Pearce, MPH can be heard on "Health Today" this Thursday, April 5th at 8:10 a.m. on WEOL 930AM. Be sure to tune in! Read More…

Health Commissioner WOBL/WDLW Radio Interview April 5, 2012

Health Commissioner Kenneth G. Pearce, MPH can be heard Thursday, April 5th at 10:30 a.m. on WOBL 1320AM and 10:50 a.m. on WDLW 1380AM. (WOBL and WDLW are sister stations so if he isn’t on the designated channel at the time that you tune in try the oth… Read More…

Get your plate in shape to create a healthy you!

Before you sit down to eat, do you think about what goes on your plate or in your bowl? Not all foods are created equal. Foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, beans, and lean meats are important to help you feel great and… Read More…

Be Contagious, Live Healthy.

Health is Contagious 
Lorain County General Health District Health Commissioner, Kenneth G. Pearce states, “Health is contagious, and hanging out with people who follow healthy lifestyles causes a healthy lifestyle. It’s viral, like c… Read More…

Impaired driving will not lead you to a pot o’ gold

 
St. Patrick’s Day has become a popular night to cheers with friends and family with a green beer in hand. Unfortunately, due to a large number of impaired drivers, the night has also become very dangerous. 
The Safe Communities Coalit… Read More…

Think outside the box: Making sense of nutrition labels

Serving size, calories, fat, sugar, carbohydrates… When reading the Nutrition Label on the side of your favorite box of whole-grain cereal you might ask yourself, "What does all this mean to me?" If you want to think outside the box w… Read More…

Keep your baby healthy: Text messages for pregnant women & new moms

If you’re pregnant or a new mom, we know you want the best possible start for your baby.  
Text4Baby can guide you from pregnancy through your baby’s first birthday with weekly text message tips- straight to your cell phone. Text4Baby me… Read More…