WOSU News Archives For: April 30, 2009

Columbus Emergency Rooms See Slight Increase Of Visitors Concerned About Swine Flu

12:00AM
April
30, 2009

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventionreports that the number of swine flu cases in the United States has topped 100, with confirmed infections in 11 states. In Columbus, the swine flu scare has resulted in a few more visits to Columbus emergency rooms.

Children’s Hospital Reports Several Isolations Related to Swine Flu

12:00AM
April
30, 2009

Children’s Hospital said several young people have been placed in respiratory isolation due to the recent outbreak of swine flu. Children’s Chief of Emergency Medicine Lesie Mihalove spoke with WOSU’s Mandie Trimble.

Strickland Warns Ohio: There May Be More Budget Cuts

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12:00AM
April 30, 2009

Govenor Ted Strickland is cautioning Ohioans to brace for more budget cuts. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Poll: Obama Popular, Strickland Slipping

12:00AM
April
30, 2009

President Barack Obama is pretty popular in Ohio. And so is Governor Ted Strickland, although his popularity is slipping. Those are the findings of a new poll, just out. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Department of Health Cancels Medical Services Fair in Northern Ohio

12:00AM
April
30, 2009

More than 10, 000 people were expected to show up at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds this weekend to take advantage of a host of free medical services. But after reports of swine flu began circulating around the country, and a 9-year old boy from Lorain County, became the State’s first confirmed case of the disease, the Ohio Department of Health recommended that the event be called off. Ideastream health reporter Gretchen Cuda has the story.