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Communicable Diseases
Read this factsheet for ways to protect yourself from a cold or the flu and what to do if you do become sick.
EV-D68 spreads from person to person when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or touches contaminated surfaces.
Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone and causes nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Norovirus is spread through contact with a sick
personís poop or vomit.

Learn more in this fact sheet.

Environmental Health
How to treat bed bug bites.
How to get rid of bed bugs.
Where do bed bugs hide?
Food Safety
Powerful storms can result in power outages and potential flooding, making an unsafe environment for Lorain County residents. It is important to take the proper precautions to stay healthy and safe during a power outage or flood. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the advice below to keep you safe during these times.
Hang this poster at your school, work site, restaurant or office as a reminder to cover your cough and keep hands clean.
This handwashing poster is great for any work place. Four out of five people don't wash their hands after using the restroom...let's talk to the fifth guy.
Hang this poster in restrooms and above sinks as a reminder of how to properly wash hands.
Healthy Lifestyles
When is too sick for school or work? When should you stay home or keep a sick loved one home? Find out when to keep sick at home.
Read this resource to learn information about the avian flu including key facts, the current status and the contraction of the avian flu.
Seasonal flu can be prevented-- read this factsheet to learn how.
Hang this poster at your work site to encourage employees to get the flu vaccine.
This poster encourages pregnant women to ask their doctor about the flu shot. Hang it at your work site or office.
Public Health Links
View this U.S. Government website for information on H1N1, avian and pandemic flu.

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