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Federal Press Conference on Affordable Care Act

Posted on March 14, 2014 at 4:16 pm


Federal Health and Human Services Region V Director Kathleen Falk joined Elyria Mayor Holly Brinda and representatives from Elyria and Lorain Health Districts and Lorain County Health and Dentistry to help spread the word about the Affordable Care Act.  THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS MARCH 31st.

Enrollment and information sessions are being held in Lorain County to assist residents.  Please attend one of the following sessions or call 440-240-1655 to make an appointment at one of the Lorain County Healthy and Dentistry Locations:

Tuesday, March 18
Mercy Regional Medical Center
Ross Conference Room #2
3700 Kolbe Road
Lorain, Ohio 44053

Wednesday, March 19th
Mercy Allen Hospital
Registration in Front Lobby
200 W. Lorain Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Wednesday, March 26th
Elyria City Health Department
202 Chestnut Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Thursday, March 27th
Lorain County Community College – Partnership Ridge Campus
32121 Lorain Road
North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039

Visit for more info.

Learn About Your City & How We Can Win the War on Drugs…

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 12:17 pm

The City of Elyria’s early Spring edition of Spotlight  Elyria is now available for your viewing pleasure.  Tune in to Government Cable Channel 12 or  view the city’s website at  to view a 56-minute program that features city department heads and community  experts discussing topics including: How Your City Works & How You Can Help  and How We Can Win the War on Drugs – Together.  Please see the full viewing schedule
below.  If you have questions or  comments, call (440) 326-1402 or email the Mayor at   

Join Mayor Holly Brinda & Guests For an Early Spring Edition of

Spotlight Elyria

Government Cable Channel 12:
(Viewing Time 56 Minutes – Begins Even Hours Daily; State of the City
viewing time Sundays at 3pm)

Spotlight Elyria Topics Include:

How Your City Works & How You Can Help:

Joe Strohsack, Manager – Central Maintenance Garage
Scott Payne, Manager, Street Department
Rodney Eye, Manager – Sanitation Department
Dave Rothgery, Manager – Water Distribution

How We Can Win the War on Drugs – Together…

A Round Table Discussion with:
Kathy Boylan, Elyria Health Commissioner
Dr. Douglas McDonald, Medical
Director – Elyria Health District
Elaine Georgas, Executive Director – Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County
Captain Chris Costantino – Elyria Police Department
Lieutenant Matt Eichenlaub – Elyria
Police Department
Joe Harder, Fire Fighter, Elyria
Fire Department

Tune in to learn more about a City of Elyria-sponsored county-wide Narcotics Overdose Seminar open to the public to be held Thursday evening May 29 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center – Gates Conference Center – 630 East River Street.