With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
West Nile Virus Found in Franklin County
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Federal authorities say tomatoes are again safe to eat, and the beef recall seems to have quelled the e-coli outbreak, but West Nile Virus has arrived for its summer visit in Franklin County.
Health Commissioner Susan Tilgner says, based on recent years, the mosquito-borne virus is right on schedule .
Franklin County Health Commissioner Susan Tilgner says those most susceptible to West Nile Virus include the very young and those whose immune systems are compromised.