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Friday, July 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Working collaboratively on many fronts, Ohio is addressing the opioid addiction crisis: Mary DiOrio »
"Unintentional drug overdose is the leading cause of injury-related death in Ohio – surpassing motor vehicle accidents. In...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mahoning County putting out mosquito traps due to Zika concerns »
"YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus are present in the U.S., but are they in the Mahoning Vall...
Friday, July 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio gets $476,000 in CDC funding to prepare for Zika »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio will receive more than $476,000 in funding from the Centers for Disease Control to prepare for th...
Friday, July 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beating Ohio's Heroin Epidemic Begins In Kindergarten »
"The latest Ohio Department of Health figures show more than 2,500 Ohioans died of heroin or fentanyl overdoses in 2014. A...
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Awareness Campaign Stresses that "Human Trafficking Happens Here Too" »
"Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Karen Walsh, Director of the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking, and m...
Thursday, June 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
First cases of Zika reported in Mahoning County »
"YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - According to the Mahoning County Board of Health, two Mahoning County residents have tested posit...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effort aims to decrease death rate of infant »
"A local coalition of health agencies is getting $3.23 million in new resources to keep young women healthy in the hopes o...
Thursday, June 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito control underway »
"MOUNT VERNON — Trapping and spraying for mosquitoes has begun in Knox County as the Knox County Health Department has sta...
Thursday, June 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health district to pursue fluoridation in Springfield, New Carlisle »
"SPRINGFIELD — The Clark County Combined Health District may ask voters to fluoridate the public water supply in Springfie...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
First case of sexually-transmitted Zika virus reported in Ohio »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio is reporting its first case of the Zika virus contracted through sexual transmission. "...
Tuesday, June 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mahoning County beginning mosquito study due to Zika concerns »
"BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – The federal government is spending millions of dollars to fight the Zika virus. Now, for the firs...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Don't want a colonoscopy? Use a home test kit »
"CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Everyone 50 years and older is recommended to get a colonoscopy to detect colon cancer, altho...
Tuesday, June 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Area groups receive $2.3 million to fight infant mortality »
"The state is providing $2.3 million to five Columbus-area groups leading efforts to save babies and help more infants rea...
Monday, June 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
First case of Zika confirmed in Columbus »
"A Columbus woman has tested positive for the Zika virus following a trip to the Dominican Republic.  "This mark...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feds say Medicaid can pay for mosquito repellent to prevent Zika »
"Medicaid can be used to cover mosquito repellent to prevent the spread of the Zika virus, federal regulators told state a...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio EPA: Draft plan issued to cut phosphorus in Lake Erie »
"The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency last week released a draft of the Western Basin of Lake Erie Collaborative Agree...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Traps designed to prevent spread of Zika virus on backorder for central Ohio »
"DELAWARE, Ohio - The city of Delaware made its rounds collecting the first group of trapped mosquitoes this season.  ...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Marijuana Bill Passes »
"On May 26, the Ohio General Assembly approved House Bill (HB) 523, a bill that authorizes use of medical marijuana in Ohi...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Push to increase access to IUD, implants is working in Northeast Ohio »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio — A statewide effort to increase access to more effective, long-acting birth control options such as intr...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio pediatricians launch new app offering advice for parents »
"The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Health, announced a ne...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio EPA plan to reduce algae-feeding phosphorus runoff from farm fields receives mixed reviews »
"COLUMBUS, Ohio – A year ago, Ohio joined an historic agreement with Michigan and Ontario to reduce phosphorus runoff from...
Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mosquito season has arrived in time for the holiday weekend »
"COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Memorial Day weekend is a good time to remove any standing water from your back yard, because mosquito br...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fatal fentanyl: What to know about this deadly opioid »
"So far, 2016 has seen an alarming number of fentanyl-related overdoses and deaths. Fentanyl is a potent and fast-acting o...
Monday, May 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month »
"TROY — May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month in Ohio, and the Miami County Department of Job and Family Services...
Friday, May 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suspected bacterial meningitis case reported at Westlake High School »
"CLEVELAND, Ohio – Westlake city schools Health officials are investigating a possible case of Meningococcal disease – com...
Friday, May 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drinking water advisory at Wright-Patt AFB »
"WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (WDTN) – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base officials and the Ohio EPA announced a dri...
Thursday, May 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Addressing LGBTQ health »
"A longtime area HIV/AIDS resource is expanding its mission to serve the full spectrum of health needs in the LGBTQ (lesbi...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Treatment can save lives »
"Here’s a distinction Franklin County would rather not have: It is one of 15 Ohio counties chosen for an education campaig...
Tuesday, May 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health department officials share Zika prevention plan details »
"COLUMBUS (WCMH)–It is almost mosquito season as temperatures begin to rise. This summer brings new fear of the Zika virus...
Monday, May 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chillicothe student wins new car as part of drug-free program »
"CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The battle against a growing heroin epidemic and drugs is seeing a new program inside Chillicothe sch...
Friday, May 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuberculosis case at Triad Elementary »
"NORTH LEWISBURG – A person associated with Triad Elementary has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, according to a press re...
Thursday, May 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Helping You Age Better" - May is Older Americans Month »
"May is a pretty special time of the year at our Agency – it’s Older Americans Month! It’s a time to celebrate the wonderf...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Precautions ot Prevent Mosquito and Tick-Bone Diseases »
"With the arrival of mosquito and tick season in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) urges Ohioans to “fight the bit...
Saturday, May 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
County prepares for Zika »
"LANCASTER - Fairfield County Health Department Administrator Larry Hanna said there are no known local cases of the Zika...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lorain County health officials keeping close eye on Zika virus »
"With one case of Zika virus confirmed in Akron, health officials in the Lorain area are keeping a close eye on the diseas...

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