The statutory legal counsel for Lorain County Public Health is the Lorain County Prosecuting Attorney. By virtue of Ohio Attorney General Opinion No. 90-106, a board of health has the legal ability, in cooperation with the county prosecutor, to hire its own assistant prosecuting attorney.
Membership of the Board of Health of Lorain County Public Health is defined by a Contract for Union. Various state laws and regulations which govern the public health and environmental activities of a general health district may be accessed by utilizing the links below. Health laws are found primarily in Ohio Revised Code Title 37. Health regulations are set forth in Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3701.
Links to State Health Laws and Regulations
Downloadable PDF Documents