June 28, 2016

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Socialize, dine and have fun with senior groups

Chiropractic/spinal health classes Free classes on chiropractic and spinal health, presented by Brunello Chiropractic Clinic, will be held at 7 p.m. every other Monday at the clinic, 600 E. Smith Road, Medina. Dr. Carl Brunello also is available for group speaking engagements about chiropractic and diet. For class availability and other information, call 330-725-4500. Cloverleaf Read More…

Polka and party into autumn at Medina’s fall festival

By Debra Radecky Medina County Office for Older Adults September is full of fun and entertainment this year. Every Friday offers a presentation or program, along with bingo, card games and entertainment and a really great home-cooked meal. Join us for a morning of fun and socialization. Our office now is helping with the 2008-09 Read More…

Pack pizza with pizzazz — Mediterranean-style

By LORRAINE BARNETT Common Sense Kitchen Welcome to the Common Sense Kitchen. It’s time to reach for your walking shoes, passport and appetite. Today we’re exploring flavors that will add Mediterranean zing to our makeover recipe, Mediterranean pizza. So let’s choose some toppings known for their delicious, fresh and satisfying flavors. After all, the people Read More…

Still time to sign up for trips at Wadsworth center

By NANCY LIKENS Wadsworth Happenings Wadsworth Center for Older Adults 138 High St., Wadsworth Director: Nancy Likens Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday Phone: 330-335-1513 Fax: 330-335-2804 Web site: www.wcoa.wadsworthcity.com. Remember how we complained about the cold in January? Well, now is the time to make the most of summer 2008. We Read More…

Summit explores changing face of aging in Ohio

By ANGELA HUSTON Special to The Gazette At a Senior Summit held July 11 at Medina General Hospital, Barbara E. Riley, director of the Ohio Depart-ment of Aging, addressed key aging issues with a group of concerned representatives from local re-source service agencies. Riley verbally sketched the changing face of aging in Ohio. Each month, Read More…

Create quiet garden corner with bench and blossoms

By LORRAINE BARNETT Garden Nook August heat has arrived. For avid gardeners, that means working in the shade. But for me, the gardening stops and effortless bliss begins. At this time of year, I allow myself time to admire the garden spaces. In my view, a gardener nourishes self in that time, stepping back, sitting Read More…

Senior centers struggle to keep programs, services

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about Medina County senior centers and the services provided by the centers and the Medina County Office for Older Adults. By JUDY A. TOTTS Senior Living Editor Bingo games, inexpensive meals served in a congregate setting or delivered to the door, a table in one corner Read More…

Enjoy ‘Lunch at the Lake’ before summer’s end

By JULIANNE KECO Brunswick Beat Brunswick Community Recreation Center 3637 Center Road, Brunswick Hours: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Phone: 330-273-8000 Senior activities director: Julianne Keco Rates: $99 for resident seniors age 60 and older for a new membership, $75 for a renewal. Day passes are available for $5; a six-visit punch card is $18. Read More…

‘Get out of Dodge’ with a Western clutched in hand

By MARY OLSON Medina County District Library With gas prices near $4 a gallon, many people are contemplating “staycations” in these dog days of summer. If you haven’t heard this term yet, a “staycation” is a vacation at home. Vacationers of this type might be looking for a great adventure to take them “out of Read More…

Fight viruses with updated protection

By BRIAN SCHWARTZ Cybertalk More and more people every day have spyware, malware, keyloggers and other vicious software installed on their systems and they don’t even know it. In a past column, I discussed some things you can do to keep yourself protected. I feel it is necessary to talk about keeping yourself safe online Read More…

Obituary Search

The Lorain County General Health District's Vital Statistics Office houses the birth and death records beginning in 1908 to the present.  Certificates of births and deaths occurring in all of Lorain County, except for the city of Lorain, are available at the health district.

For your convenience, you can also process online requests through an independent company that the Lorain County General Health District has partnered with to provide you this service - VitalChek Network, Inc.  VitalChek can be reached through their website.  An additional fee for this service is charged by VitalChek, and all major credit cards are accepted including American Express® , Discover® , MasterCard® and Visa® .


To order birth or death certificates online, click here.

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Lorain County General Health District
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

Call the Lorain County General Health District at:
(440) 322-6367

In person at:
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035