Flu Vaccine Clinics

Anyone can catch the flu. The flu strikes without warning and symptoms can be severe and life-threatening. To protect both you and your loved ones the Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) will provide the flu vaccine this fall and throughout the flu season.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a flu vaccine as the first and best way to protect yourself and your family. They also recommend that all persons 6 months of age and older receive a flu vaccine.

LCGHD Health Commissioner, David Covell, MPH, RS, announced flu shot clinic dates and locations for the 2017 flu season, listed below.

Visit LorainCountyFlu.com or call the flu clinic hotline at 440-329-7926 to find all flu clinic locations.

Come to flu shot clinics prepared using these steps at home:

  1. Fill out your flu registration form online at LorainCountyFlu.com/FluRegistrationForm.
  2. Print the completed form and bring it with you.

Lorain County Office on Aging

The core services offered by Lorain County Office on Aging are designed to promote the health, well-being, and independence of at-risk aging and disabled adults living throughout Lorain County.  Services include:

  •   Aging & Disability Resource Network (residents 60+ & adults with a disability)
    • Information & Assistance
    • Benefits Screening & Assistance
    • Options Counseling to help aging & disabled adults remain safely in community settings
    • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
  • Support Services to maintain health, well-being & independence
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Chore Services
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Transportation Assistance to Health Care Appointments
  • Food Pantry Services (including home delivery of commodities and fruits & vegetables)
  • Senior Dining Program
  • RSVP (volunteer opportunities for Lorain County residents 55+ years)
  • Senior Years Newspaper
  • Health Education Services
  • Kinship Care Program

Main Office
 320 N. Gateway Blvd., 2nd Floor
Elyria, OH 44035
(440) 326-4800

Services:   Benefits Assistance, Support Services, Options Counseling, Information & Assistance, Senior Dining, Food Pantry Services, Chore Services, Housekeeping Services, Transportation to Healthcare Appointments, Kinship Services, RSVP Volunteer Program, Senior Years Newspaper, Health Education Services.

Service Area:    Lorain County

http://lcooa.org/index.php/about-us

Vaccines Protect Against Diseases: September Clinics in Lorain County

Vaccines to protect children, adolescents, and adults from diseases will be offered by the Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) at the following locations in September 2017:

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, & Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria
    **No clinic on September 4th in observance of Labor Day**
  • Wednesday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria
  • Wednesday, September 13, 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Wellington Town Hall, 115 Willard Memorial Square, Wellington
  • Wednesday, September 20, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Avon VFW, 36950 Mills Rd., Avon
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Harrison Cultural Community Centre, 1922 Hamilton Ave., Lorain
  • Wednesday, September 27, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria

Travel-related vaccines and resources are available by appointment.

To make a vaccine appointment, call 440-284-3206. Walk-ins welcome. Clinic times and dates are subject to change.All children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring current immunization record, insurance card, and cash, check or Visa/MasterCard. LCGHD participates in the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program to provide vaccines to children that qualify. No child in the VFC program is turned away for inability to pay.

 

August Vaccine Clinics

Some students in our community still need up-to-date vaccines to protect themselves and classmates from disease. Back-to-school is a busy time for families, which is why the Lorain County General Health District (LCGHD) will offer vaccines for children, teens, and adults at locations across Lorain County in August. Please share the attached calendar with families in your community.

Vaccine clinics will be held at the following dates and locations:

  • Mondays, Tuesdays, & Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria
  • Wednesday, August 2, 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria
  • Wednesday, August 9, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Wellington Town Hall, 115 Willard Memorial Square, Wellington
  • Wednesday, August 16, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Avon VFW, 36950 Mills Rd., Avon
  • Tuesday, August 22, 2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    Harrison Cultural Community Centre, 1922 Hamilton Ave., Lorain
  • Wednesday, August 23 & 30, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Lorain County General Health District, 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria

Clinic times and dates are subject to change. Call 440-284-3206 to check clinic times or to make an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. All children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring current immunization record, insurance card, and cash, check or Visa/MasterCard. LCGHD participates in the Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program to provide vaccines to children that qualify. No child in the VFC program is turned away for inability to pay.

Homeowner Application for Sewage System Grant

Linked below is the homeowner application for a grant received by the Lorain County General Health District. This funding is available for homeowners that have a failing sewage system that needs to be repaired or replaced. It can also be used to make a sanitary sewer connection if the sewer already exists. It is solely income based, first come first served, factoring in the severity of the failure of the system.

WPCLF Grant Application 2017-18

Dumpster Days

kannapolis-dumpster-servicesDumpster day hours: 8am to 4pm at the township garage behind the fire station,  May 5 – 7 and September 29 – October 1, 2017. Please, no tires, brush, oil, flammable liquids, including paint, or appliances with Freon in them.  Township residents only.