Our mission is to prevent disease, assure a healthful environment, prolong life, and promote well being for the citizens of Medina County.
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Local Calls: 330-723-9688
4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina, OH 44256

Nutrition Information

Do you drink beverages that contain sugar? Do you know how much sugar is in drinks you typically consume daily? Watch this video and you may be shocked to see how much sugar you put into your body and what sugar can do to your body!



Nutrient needs increase for women during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Did you know breastfeeding moms can burn as many as 500-700 calories daily when exclusively breastfeeding? Getting in the right nutrients can be hard. Want to learn to eat healthy during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Click here to learn ways to make your diet healthier using ChooseMyPlate.

New for Kids! MyPlate Kid's Place is a wonderful kid friendly website for games, videos, songs, activity sheets, recipes, and tips to help kids eat healthier and move more.

Dont forget to eat a
balanced diet daily including all food groups! Choosemyplate can tell you how much of each food group you should eat everyday. Website includes information for all ages! For preschooler nutrition information click here


Click here for information on other health topics

Medina County Health Department offers Nutrition Counseling and Obesity Prevention. To find out more Click Here!

Lets Go
can help your children be healthier by encouraging healthy eating and more physical activity. Click on the link to learn about 5-2-1-0 and Lets Go! Every bit of physical activity counts. If you don't have time to do a 30-minute workout, consider breaking it up into 10 or 15 minutes chunks of activity throughout the day.

Pregnant women and new moms click here to find out more about Text4Baby to get weekly updates on what to expect during pregnancy and first year of life!  


Nutrition is not the only thing keeping your child healthy and growing strong. Make sure to get up to date with all childhood immunizations. Your Medina County Health Department can help you with that! Click here for personal health services provided at Medina County Health Department.


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