OPERATION STREET SMART Adult Education Program

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LORAIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Lorain County Drug Task Force
PRESS RELEASE
August 1, 2016
POINT OF CONTACT: Det. Olen Martin
(440) 284-0615
Lorain County Sheriff Phil R. Stammitti announced today that the Sheriff’s Office and Lorain County Drug Task Force will be hosting an “OPERATION STREET SMART“ Adult Drug Education Program on August 25, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.
The program will be held at the Stocker Art Center Theatre located at Lorain County Community College, 1005 N Abbe Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035. There is no cost to attend.

“Operation Street Smart” is presented by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. The award-winning Operation Street Smart will provide current and up-to-date information on narcotic (opiate and other drugs) trends, terminology, paraphernalia and physiological effects on drug users to those individuals who deal with today’s youth and families on a daily basis.

The target audience for street smart includes teachers, school resource officers, probation officers, youth service workers, school administrators and school board members, youth pastors, parents and concerned citizens. Information is power to help combat the current drug epidemic.


Sewer Rate Increase

imagesThe county has raised its sewer rates. One resident reported her bill increased from $18 to $42 every other month. This increase was effective July 1, 2016. The Township has no control over the rates.

Read more here.

Where Can You Go For Healthcare if You’re Uninsured or Under-Insured?

PrintWhat we do? Lorain County Free Clinic is a Medical Clinic that provides free health care services to qualified patients by appointment only in Lorain, Cuyahoga and Erie Counties.

Who we serve? Patients between 19 and 65.

Patients must have income below 250% of Federal Poverty Level.

Please note that attached to the application, applicants must also submit:

 1. Proof of income- copies of pay stubs, unemployment, or letter explaining how you support yourself -if you do not have income.

2. Copy of valid state I.D., or driver’s license.

The LCFC does not offer services to pregnant women, pregnancy testing, birth control or the morning-after pill. We also do not provide testing for sexually transmitted diseases or any dental services.

Please call (440) 277-6641 or email kathleen@lcfreeclinic.org to request an application for services or for any questions that you may have.

Other options for health care coverage:

Medicaid (440) 244-4150 or www.benefits.ohio.gov

ACA / Obamacare: 1-800- 318-2596 or www.HealthCare.gov

LORAIN COUNTY FREE CLINIC, INC.

3323 Pearl Avenue Lorain, OH 44055-0094
paul@lcfreeclinic.org
www.lcfreeclinic.org

(440) 277-7602 ♦ Fax: (440) 277-5160

Services Provided

Application

Free Clinic Fast Facts

EMS Care to Dogs and Cats*

download (2)House Bill 187 was signed by the Governor on May 31, 2016 and becomes effective on August 31, 2016. This legislation establishes Ohio Revised Code 4765.52, which permits EMS certificate holders to provide care to dogs and cats within the following guidelines.

• The law applies to all EMS certificate holders (EMR, EMT, AEMT, Paramedic).

• Only dogs and cats are referenced in the Bill. The law does not authorize care to any other animals.

• Medical care for dogs and cats should only be performed in the course of an emergency medical response, fire response, or response to aid law enforcement. The law does not apply to a call for EMS care for animals and, furthermore, does not require EMS organizations to respond to calls for animal assistance.

• The scope of practice is not expanded for care to animals. The certificate holder is only authorized to perform the corresponding form of medical services that could be provided to a human patient including:

-Opening and manually maintaining an airway;
-Giving mouth to snout or mouth to barrier ventilation;
-Administering oxygen;
-Managing ventilation by mask;
-Controlling hemorrhage with direct pressure;
-Immobilizing fractures;
-Bandaging;
-Administering Naloxone if administering Naloxone has been authorized by the medical director and the drug is administered either in accordance with a written protocol established by a veterinarian or pursuant to consultation with a veterinarian.

• Immunity applies to EMS certificate holders when providing care to dogs and cats under the same circumstances as when providing care to human patients.

• Veterinarians who assist EMS certificate holders with medical services to a dog or cat have the same level of immunity as medical directors who assist with EMS matters.

*This document has been prepared for informational purposes only. As always, certificate holders and EMSOs should consult with their legal counsel for advice.

Waste & Recycling Audit

download (1)Waste & Recycling Audit

Rumpke works with businesses to perform waste and recycling audits, which involves closely reviewing a work location’s overall waste stream to identify materials that can be recycled. This is the starting point for developing a successful and cost-effective recycling program.

Rumpke will visually inspect and detail the types and volumes of trash. This analysis will provide information for Rumpke to design a comprehensive recycling program customized to meet your company’s needs.

If you’re already recycling, an audit may help identify additional ways to recycle more materials.

Benefits of a Waste & Recycling Audit

  • Identify and provide a breakdown of all materials currently generated.
  • Determine which items can be recycled.
  • Review options for recycling rather than landfilling.
  • Compare the cost of landfilling to the cost of implementing a recycling program.

Narcan Clinic

Dadownloadily 8 – 4
Nasal Naloxone is available for parents, partners, and all other persons interested in preventing an overdose of a loved one.  Naloxone is very quick acting and upon revival, the person usually is angry and  combative so be prepared.

Lorain County General Health District: 9880 South Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria. Appointments Appreciated: 440.322.6367
Please allow 20 minutes for education.

 

Adult Immunization Clinic Information

logoThe Lorain County Health Department holds an adult immunization clinic on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Walk-in between 1 pm and 6 pm. They offer the following vaccines:

 

ADAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis)
Zostavax (Shingles)
Prevnar 13 and Pneumovax 23
MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
Meningitis
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

The health department will bill your insurance for the vaccine and administration fee. There will be no balance due after your insurance pays as long as you’re a resident of Lorain County.

Contact Karen Shufelt at 440.322.6367 with any questions.

Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS)

wens_logoLorain County will be launching the WENS program in the near future. You can follow the link below to set up your account.  The system allows officials to send out mass notifications to those affected by possible hazards in their area. The system allows each person to personalize what they receive. Only individuals who have signed up will be alerted. There is no charge for the service. Once the system is complete you may receive a few test notifications during activation.