Health officials in Ohio are reaching out to patients who received injections of a potentially contaminated steroid linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed seven people and sickened 91 across nine states.
Residents in southern Ohio can soon dispose of prescription drugs at drop boxes at local law enforcement agencies. State officials say 66 agencies that include police departments and county sheriffs' offices have been awarded the secure drop boxes.
Officials say four health care facilities in Ohio received a recalled steroid injection suspected in a deadly outbreak of meningitis. The Ohio Department of Health says the medication went to two facilities in Marion, one in Cincinnati and one in the Columbus suburb of Dublin.
Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two Democratic Montgomery County Board of Elections officials who claim he unjustly fired them in August.