Franklin County Board of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Franklin County health officials say a Westerville teenager died last weekend from a rare brain-eating amoeba.

Franklin County and Columbus health officials are launching mosquito spraying this week after mosquitos caught in a trap in Grandview Heights tested positive for the West Nile virus. 

A 25-year-old woman is recovering from Franklin County's first case of West Nile Virus.