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Several in Serious Condition from Swine Flu at OSU Med Center

12:00AM
October
29, 2009

As the flu season continues hospitals are seeing more cases of H1N1. Ohio State Medical Center has a number of people who are critically ill with the disease. WOSU reports most patients in ICU are on some kind of life support.

Columbus Catholic Churches Deal With Swine Flu

12:00AM
October
28, 2009

Catholic churches in Columbus are reviewing some of their worship rituals in an effort to stop the spread of swine flu. The bishop’s office has written to parishes urging them to take precautions. But it stopped short of making parishes suspend practices like shaking hands or drinking from a shared communion cup.

Hundreds Wait In Line For Swine Flu Vaccine While Others Turned Away

12:00AM
October
28, 2009

Worried parents of young children flocked to a Swine Flu Vaccine Clinic at the Historical Society today. But as soon as the doors opened at 2pm, the site was at capacity and officials starting turning others away.

Columbus Doctors Work To Boost Swine Flu Shots.

12:00AM
October
23, 2009

Minority physicians in Central Ohio are doing their part to spread the word about swine flu vaccinations. The group of doctors are concerned too many African-Americans and other people of color are unaware of the benefits of the vaccine.

Thousands Show Up For Columbus Flu Vaccine Clinic.

12:00AM
October
21, 2009

An estimated 23-hundred people lined up at the Columbus Health Department for a swine flu vaccination. Another flu vaccination clinic is scheduled this afternoon in Grove City.

School Nurses Will Staff H1N1 Clinics

12:00AM
October
18, 2009

Some schools in Franklin County might soon play an important part in vaccination efforts to protect against the H1N1 flu virus. Local health agencies are planning to conduct school-based clinics to vaccinate as many children as possible. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, school nurses will play a role in the administration of the swine flu vaccine.

Columbus Hospitals See Increase in Patients; Swine Flu to Blame

12:00AM
October
16, 2009

Columbus Children’s Hospital says it’s seeing up to 600 kids a day in its emergency department. But it is not the only hospital in the city to report an increase in patient volumes.

Columbus School Remembers Classmate.

12:00AM
October
13, 2009

Funeral services are scheduled later today for 14 year old Jon Fowler. Fowler is the first Ohio child to die of swine flu complications. He attended Holy Spirit school in Whitehall.

Columbus Teen Dies Of Swine Flu Complications.

12:00AM
October
9, 2009

An east side school and neighborhood are mourning the loss of a teenager Friday. WOSU reports on Central Ohio’s latest death from Swine Flu.

Franklin County Health Unsure When, Where Swine Flu Shot Clinics Will Be Held

12:00AM
October
5, 2009

Ohio is set to receive its first round of swine flu vaccines sometime this week or next. WOSU reports emergency and health care workers will be the first to receive it in Franklin County.