The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations continued to fall last week as an unusually severe season winds down.
Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations fell slightly last week as an unusually bad season continues to taper off.
The Ohio Health Department says more than 1,000 people were hospitalized for the flu during the first full week of the new year.
The state says flu hospitalizations continue to spike in Ohio, with a 51 percent jump the last full week of December.
Columbus Public Health officials say 23 Franklin County residents were hospitalized by the flu last week. That’s about four times higher than the average week this time of year.
Hospitals in central Ohio say they’re already seeing serious and sometimes life-threatening cases of the flu this year.
Ohio health officials say influenza activity is on the rise in Ohio and residents should get vaccinated.
The number of Ohioans being hospitalized due to influenza has leveled off over the past week. Thatâ€™s the word from the state health department. Tess Pollock gave the latest numbers on Friday.
State health officials confirm the first death of the flu season that’s already hospitalized about 300 people in Franklin County.
863 Ohioans have been hospitalized with influenza this season, compared with just 65 by this time last season.