Prevent & Control Diabetes in March

Posted on: February 24, 2017

One in three adults have prediabetes, and most don’t understand why they’re at risk. In March, public health nurses from the Lorain County General Health District will be in your community to discuss risk factors, ways to help prevent diabetes, and action steps following a diagnosis of diabetes. Sessions are open to all adults 55 and older in Lorain County at no cost.

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Help Stop Overdoses: naloxone kits at no cost

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Nasal naloxone is available for parents, partners, and anyone else who wants to prevent an opioid overdose of a loved one. Project DAWN is an overdose education and naloxone distribution program. Naloxone (sometimes called Narcan) is a medication that can reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug. When given, Naloxone restores breathing and blocks the drug’s effects on the brain-- it often prevent death.

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