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One is too many

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Lorain Connected and the Safe Communities Coalition have teamed up to get the word out; one is too many when it comes to traffic crashes. Check out our video and share with family and friends to spread the message.  Full Story

Amazing benefits of breastfeeding

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You’re doing great, mom- loving and caring for your baby. Breastfeeding provides amazing health benefits for both you and your baby. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that every child be breastfed for at least 12 months, and afterwards for as long as mother and baby want. Breast milk provides baby with the perfect blend of nutrients to help them with a healthy start to life. Full Story


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ODOT is launching its first-ever pedestrian and bicycle policy plan — Walk.Bike.Ohio — to address growing interest in active transportation among Ohioans. This plan will guide active transportation policies and program investments in the state for years to come. Part of the plan development process includes a short public survey to find out Ohioan’s views on walking and biking. The survey is open until August 31 at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WalkBikeOhio.

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Salad Ingredients for Seniors

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Four years ago in North Ridgeville, the Heart and Sole collaborative recognized that local older adults needed easier access to fresh vegetables. Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) and the rest of the collaborative identified North Ridgeville Community Care, a local social service organization, as an ideal distribution center. Heart and Sole funded the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables and designated every Wednesday as “Salad Wednesday.” Full Story

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06/28/2019 - Lorain County Public Health inspects food vendors at festivals and fairs
06/04/2019 - City Fresh makes fruits and vegetables convenient
05/28/2019 - Twelve places to join a free social walking group
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