Just Released: 2018 Annual Report for Lorain County Public Health
100 years ago the Spanish flu pandemic killed millions of people worldwide including hundreds of people here in Lorain County. In response, Ohio created local health departments in 1919. In the last 100 years Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) has served the residents of Lorain County and made a positive impact on the health and well-being of the community.
- See how life expectancy has increased in the past 100 years
- Understand major public health strides through vaccines, food safety, and infant health
- Contrast national causes of death from 1918 and from 2017
- View the top causes of death in 2018 in Lorain County – and learn what LCPH does to prevent modern causes of death
As an Accredited Public Health Department in Ohio, our team is dedicated to help residents live healthier lives. We will continue to work in partnership with the community in 2019 and beyond. Just as it took many different sectors to collectively stop the Spanish flu pandemic and protect people from it, partners today work together to make a collective impact on modern health needs. Together we will make Lorain County a healthier place to live, work, and play.