Live Healthy Lorain

The Live Healthy Lorain coalition is a community group that is conducted through the Creating Healthy Communities Program at Lorain County Public Health.

PURPOSE: As a part of the Creating Healthy Communities Program, Live Healthy Lorain will connect people and resources to improve the Lorain community by assessing and promoting opportunities for increased physical activity, improved nutrition, and reduced tobacco use and exposure… creating a community where the healthy choice is the easy choice!

Live Healthy Lorain, partnering worksites, community organizations, and schools use an assessment called the CHANGE tool to define areas for improvement and to consider appropriate allocation of available resources.

The Creating Healthy Communities program is funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).

 

For more information, please contact the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Department at HealthEd@LorainCountyHealth.com or call us at 440-322-6367.
 

A few examples of Live Healthy Lorain partner projects include:

100% Tobacco-Free Environment - Lakeview Park
100% Tobacco Free Environment - Mercy Health and Recreation Center
Healthy Corner Store - Jay’s Mini Mart
Healthy Checkout Lane - Fligner’s Market
Choice Food Pantry and Bike Rack - Salvation Army

Safe Routes to School - Lorain City Schools
City of Lorain Active Transportation Plan and improvement of safe community walking and biking routes
City Fresh Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) for fresh produce pick-up - El Centro


 

Healthy Checkout Lane at Fligner’s

 

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  •  This September across Lorain County, residents can get their blood drawn at a low cost and learn their cholesterol, blood glucose, complete blood count, and other health indicators. Public health nurses from Lorain County Public Health (LCPH) will answer questions and provide information during blood draw sessions at community locations throughout Lorain County. All Lorain County adults ages 55 and older are invited.

  • Lorain County worksites can sign up now to compete this September in the second annual Step it Up Challenge. The Lorain City Port Authority won first place in the 2017 Step it Up Challenge by averaging over 12,000 steps (about 6 miles) per employee per day. An introductory webinar will take place on Aug. 9, 2018 at 8:30 AM to learn more about the Step it Up Challenge.

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