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A series of walking tours sponsored by Columbus Public Health and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation begin on Saturday.

Columbus Public Health is reporting the city's first human case of West Nile Virus of 2017.

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Central Ohio health officials are launching a new campaign to help reduce infant mortality.

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Dog owners, rescue groups and businesses are at odds with health departments over a current state law that prohibits canines on bar and restaurant patios.

The City of Columbus and Franklin County have unveiled a new plan to combat opioid abuse.

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Columbus Health Commissioner Doctor Teresa Long will retire at the end of the year.

Columbus and Franklin County organizations will host sites for this Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-back Day, collecting unwanted, unneeded and expired medications for disposal.

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Columbus Public Health says over the last two weeks, hospitalizations from the flu have risen to the highest level recorded this season.

Local health officials report an increase in the number of young people being shot and wounded this year.

Columbus Board of Health members have amended proposed regulations for keeping chickens in residential backyards.

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Columbus Public Health officials say the number of people who have contracted cryptosporidiosis this year is 966.

Columbus Public Health officials have reported the city's first case of West Nile Virus.

Columbus police say nine people were treated for heroin overdoses Tuesday in the Linden neighborhood, raising the possibility a new, more potent form of the drug is being sold in the city. 

Columbus Public Health officials are considering enacting new rules for people who raise chickens at their homes.

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Columbus Public Health officials say the number of cryptosporidiosis cases in Columbus and Franklin and Delaware Counties has exceeded 600.

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Columbus Public Health officials say the number of cryptosporidiosis cases in Columbus and Franklin and Delaware Counties has risen to 542, up from 423 reported last week.

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Columbus Public Health says there are now 423 cryptosporidiosis cases in Columbus and Franklin and Delaware Counties, up nearly 70 percent from last week.

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Columbus Public Health officials say there are now 202 cases of cryptosporidiosis in Columbus and Franklin and Delaware Counties, up from 107 last week.

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Columbus Public Health has declared a community outbreak of cryptosporidiosis,  a diarrheal disease caused by a parasite.

Columbus Public Health officials say two local women have been confirmed to have the Zika virus. 

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Columbus Public Health officials say for the first time this summer, a pool of mosquitos has tested positive for West Nile virus.

A Columbus woman is now the city's second case of Zika virus.

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The first class of trained outreach workers in the recently formed CelebrateOne Community Connector Corps has graduated. 

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Columbus Public health officials say crews today will start mosquito spraying in city parks over the next two days.

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Columbus Public Health says the Zika virus has been confirmed in a Columbus resident who recently returned from the Dominican Republic.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says 276 Americans died in drunken driving crashes on St. Patrick's Day from 2009 through 2013.

The Centers for Disease Control and the state say Ohio has six confirmed cases of the Zika Virus, all involving people who traveled outside of Ohio.

Columbus Public Health says test results are pending on seven people who have returned from countries hit hard by the Zika virus.

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The Columbus City Schools and Columbus Public Health have launched a campaign to get students vaccinations.

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Columbus Public Health officials are warning local doctors the Zika virus is spreading rapidly, with potentially fatal effects for infants.

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