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Keep cool this summer

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When the temperature gets too high it could make you and your loved ones sick. You can become sick if your body can’t keep itself at a cool enough temperature. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) reminds you to make your safety a priority in extreme heat. First, remember to never leave children or pets in a vehicle. Even if the windows are cracked open, vehicle temperatures can rise almost 20 degrees within the first 10 minutes. Full Story

Consider COVID-19 risk before choosing summer activities

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Now that Ohio is open, people have a lot of choices when deciding how to return to normal activities. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) guides businesses and organizations to follow best practices to protect customers and clients from COVID-19. Do your part and consider COVID-19 risk before choosing summer activities.
When deciding on a summer activity, consider three factors that affect your risk for COVID-19: place, people, and time. These factors work together to make it more or less likely that you’ll get COVID-19. To reduce your risk, consider... Full Story


In order to keep 6 feet of space between people, a maximum of 7 customers will be allowed inside the Vital Statistics lobby. Once we reach the 7-person limit, we will take names and phone numbers of all customers who arrive when the lobby is full. We kindly ask that you return to your car and we will call you when it is your turn in line. If possible, we request that only one person from your family enter the building and all other family members and friends remain in the car. Our lobby hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions please call us at 440-322-6367 during our business hours.
 
Birth certificates are still available online through the VitalCheck website or over the phone, call 1-888-290-0228. VitalCheck charges an additional fee. All major credit cards are accepted.
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COVID-19 WIC Updates

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Due to COVID-19, the way we deliver WIC services will be changing as of July 6, 2020. We want to keep everyone safe and healthy, while maintaining social distancing. Your WIC benefits will not be affected. Please continue to go to the WIC site that you usually go to, but check out the changes below. Full Story

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