Ohio Department Of Health

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10:33 am
Thu August 22, 2013

First West Nile Virus Case Reported

State Health officials say a Cleveland area woman has been hospitalized with Ohio's first case of the West Nile virus this year.

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9:59 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Roundtable To Discuss Improving Ohio's Infant Mortality Rate

Members of the Ohio Senate Committee on Medicaid, Health, and Human Services and other health professionals from around the state will be in Cincinnati Thursday to discuss how to improve Ohio’s infant mortality rate.

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12:24 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Cyclospora Outbreak Hits Ohio

A 63-year-old Lucas County woman is among at least 285 people sickened in an outbreak of Cyclospora in Ohio, Georgia and nine other states.

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7:18 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Bill Could Counteract Growing Number of Drug Overdoses

Ohio has an opium problem.

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7:16 am
Fri June 7, 2013

State Trying To Close Nursing Home

The Ohio Attorney General's office is working to close a Zanesville nursing home after an investigation found evidence of patient neglect.

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6:46 am
Tue April 30, 2013

ODH Ending Testing For West Nile

The Ohio Department of Health is dropping its program that tests mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, due to budget cuts.

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7:18 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Columbus Boy Sickened By Eyeliner

Columbus and state health officials are urging parents to throw out cosmetics found to contain high levels of lead.

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12:31 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Hospitals Questions Local Firm's Sexual Assault Kits

The Ohio Department of Health is asking hospitals to stop using sexual assault evidence kits from a longtime provider because they could become contaminated with DNA from someone involved in assembling them.

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8:54 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Flu Cases Decline

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of new flu cases keeps dropping.

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12:41 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Ohio Flu Cases Increase Tenfold

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of people hospitalized for the flu this season is up more than ten times than in the recent past.

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7:11 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Parents sue state over coverage for autistic son's treatment

The parents of an autistic toddler are suing the Ohio Department of Health and others, accusing them of denying federally mandated treatment for their son in a case that could affect how other autistic children are cared for in the state.  

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8:13 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Ohio Fungal Meningitis Cases Decline

State health officials say the number of fungal meningitis cases linked to recalled steroid injections for back pain has dropped from 16 to 15.

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7:45 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Ohio clinics may have received contaminated steroids

Health officials say Ohio received shipments of the type of steroid suspected in a deadly outbreak of meningitis, but no cases of that illness have been reported in the state. 

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9:34 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Ohio Abortions Decline

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of abortions performed last year was nearly 24-thousand-8-hundred.

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8:04 am
Thu August 23, 2012

West Nile In Ohio Not As Bad As In Other States

The Centers for Disease Control says the West Nile outbreak is one of the largest in the U.S, creating four times the usual number of cases for this time of year.

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9:42 am
Tue August 21, 2012

1st West Nile Case In Franklin County This Year

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

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9:44 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Aetna Lawsuit Dismissed

State health officials say a Franklin County judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block implementation of certain Medicaid contracts.

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9:39 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Nine Human WNV Cases In Ohio

West Nile Virus is active in Yellow Springs, and two people have been infected in Miami and Clark counties.

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