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.
Ohio Department of Health Cancels Medical Services Fair in Northern Ohio
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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.