Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Local health officials have officially declared an end to mumps outbreak that began at Ohio State earlier this year.
The Ohio Department of Health is urging parents to make sure children are up-to-date on vaccinations to protect them and their classmates as they begin a new school year.
The number of Central Ohio mumps cases has now surpassed the entire number of cases reported in the United States last year.
The number of mumps cases in Central Ohio now outnumbers all of the cases nationwide last year.
Ohio’s governor has issued an executive order to let pharmacists administer vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella as two outbreaks continue to grow.
Health experts say the central Ohio mumps outbreak has the potential to extend far beyond Ohioâ€™s borders.
Ohio State officials are taking a more aggressive tone in an effort to combat a mumps outbreak on the Columbus campus.
A central Ohio health district is investigating a probable cluster of mumps cases after two cases were reported in one school building, in addition to 25 more cases in the county.
Columbus health officials say they’ve confirmed 2 cases of mumps at Columbus State Community College as an outbreak of the illness continues.
Local health agencies in the area say that those infected by the viral illness range in age from 9 months to 70 years. They include 89 Ohio State students.