WOSU News Archives For: March 28, 2007

Franklin County Immunizations Highest In U.S.

Spreading the word about infant immunizations on a Columbus sidewalk bench. The message seems to be working.
12:00AM
March 28, 2007

City and county health officials say Project LOVE has made a tremendous difference. When the “Love Our Kids Vaccinate Early!” campaign was started in 1993, only 40% of the children in Franklin County had the appropriate vaccinations by age 2. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the Columbus – Franklin County area leads the nation in immunizations for the second consecutive year. Officials celebrated the news at the Columbus Health Department on Tuesday.

Ohio Senate agrees to proposal to not wipe out child sex offenders’ records

12:00AM
March
28, 2007

State senators have okayed a proposal that could stop Ohio criminals who have sexually attacked children from having their criminal records expunged. Click on the icon to hear the story.