Fourteen Lorain County child care providers recently received the Ohio Healthy Programs (OHP) designation. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) and the Child Care Resource Center helped these child care providers earn OHP designation. OHP requires centers to take steps to prevent childhood obesity.
The Ohio Department of Health has notified Lorain County Public Health of a local case of monkeypox. This person with monkeypox resides in Lorain County and is isolating at this time. The risk to the general public is low. Full Story
Monkeypox is a virus that is uncommon, yet is spreading in the U.S. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) is working with the Ohio Department of Health to monitor the situation closely. Anyone can get monkeypox if they have close personal contact with someone who has symptoms of monkeypox. People with monkeypox often experience a rash, but may also have some or all of the following symptoms: Full Story
Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) will continue to protect the health of people at the 2022 Lorain County Fair. LCPH supplies hand sanitizer across the fairgrounds to prevent the spread of disease. LCPH also conducts food safety checks and education with food vendors.Full Story
Join Lorain County Public Health and local agencies in a "Chalk the Walk" event on Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Ely Square in Elyria for overdose awareness. All ages and skill levels welcome - no cost to attend or participate. Go to bit.ly/ChalkTheWalk2022 to register by Aug. 19 to reserve your spot, or show up the day of. Full Story