Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) is a local public health district that serves Lorain County, Ohio. We are governed by our own board appointed by local mayors, city managers, and township trustees. Key funding sources that support local public health improvements include 34% from grants, 32% from a local levy, and 24% from fees.
We are responsible for all cities and townships in Lorain County except the City of Vermilion, which falls under the jurisdiction of the Erie County Health Department.
To serve and support a healthy community.
Improving today for a healthier tomorrow
Making data-driven decisions, Continuously improving, Respecting everyone, Encouraging creativity, Being compassionate, Embracing diversity, Working together
The LCPH Strategic Plan is a guide that our staff uses to develop strategies, make decisions, and allocate resources. Priorities for 2023 through 2025 are:
Environmental Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Epidemiology
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)
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