To create a healthy place for all to live, work, and play by preventing disease in the community, empowering people to make better choices, and promoting overall health and wellness.
To create programs and services that allow and encourage the healthy choice to be the easy choice, operate in a sustainable fashion that reflects responsible stewardship, lead by example in the community, and manage our organization to effectively face current and future public health challenges.
Main priorities for 2018 through 2022 are:
Lorain County Public Health creates healthy communities for all to live, work, and play. We protect the well-being, prevent disease, and promote overall health for the 307,000 residents of Lorain County, Ohio who we serve.
We are responsible to prevent disease and promote health in all cities and townships in Lorain County except for the City of Vermilion, which falls under the jurisdiction of Erie County Health Department. We are a collaborative agency that values partnerships as we work together for the health of us all in Lorain County.
The 10 Essential Public Health Services