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.
7th Swine Flu Case in Franklin County
Health officials in Franklin County say there’s been a seventh person confirmed as having swine flu.
Mitzi Kline is a spokeswoman for the Franklin County Health Department.
“The most recent case we’ve had confirmed here is a 20-year-old male,” Kline says. “That brings our total to seven confirmed cases.”
An Ohio State University spokesperson says the new case is an OSU student who lives off campus. The individual with H1N1 has been voluntarily isolated and is being treated.
Local public health officials say they are investigating all contacts.