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COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccine information for people who are eligible.

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Protect your teen with vaccines for COVID-19 and other vaccine preventable diseases.

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 Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) recommends that high school-aged students get a COVID-19 vaccine before this school year ends. Due to the timeline for COVID-19 doses, there is a two month period when a person cannot receive any other vaccines. This is important to keep in mind so that high school students have enough time to get back to school vaccines and the COVID-19 vaccine before returning this fall. Full Story

When misinformation is dangerous to your health

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, misinformation and fake news have circulated more quickly than ever. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) advises residents to be cautious of health products and stories that seem too good to be true. Unfortunately, false claims and misinformation continue to circulate. A dangerous liquid is being sold locally -- it is just one of many frauds on the Internet and shared in social circles.  Full Story

Turn in unused prescription medications

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On Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. get rid of any expired or other prescription medications you don't need anymore - drop them off at any Lorain County police department. This "Drug Take Back Day" is a national initiative through the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Prescription turn-in days keep medications from getting in the hands of people who the medication isn't prescribed to. This initiative also helps keep medications out of the water supply.   Full Story

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