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County Commissioners Outsource Jail Nurses

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December
14, 2010

Come February, inmates in the Franklin County Jail will receive nursing care through a private company. Franklin County Commissioners Tuesday outsourced the jail’s nursing staff. WOSU reports the move is designed to help the county balance its budget.

World War II Flight Nurses: “We Were Devoted…We Just Loved Those Fellas”

Flight Nurse Badge
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March 3, 2010

Wright Patterson Air Force Base Wednesday opened an exhibit highlighting the work of Flight Nurses during World War II.

Central Ohio Nursing Schools Flood Local Job Market

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November
8, 2009

Health officials say that there are three million nurses in the United States. But they also continue to warn that there’s a nursing shortage. They say the number of jobs going unfilled will grow dramatically in the next 15 years. But in Central Ohio, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet.

School Nurses Will Staff H1N1 Clinics

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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.

Some Central Ohio Nurses Question Taking Swine Flu Vaccine

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October
8, 2009

With the first shipment of swine flu vaccine arriving this week, some hospital employees still don’t know if they are required to take the vaccine or if they are willing to take it.

Bill Would Help Nurses Become Educators

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May
11, 2009

A group of Ohio nurses wants state lawmakers to pass a bill and they want it done STAT. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

Nurses Protest to Gain More Help

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June
17, 2008

Ohio hospitals would be required to hire more nurses, under a plan proposed by one nurse’s union.

Former President Clinton Campaigns Again in Ohio

Former President Clinton campaigns for Hillary in Chillicothe Monday. Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland looks on.
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February 25, 2008

Bill Clinton today campaigned for his wife in Southern Ohio. The Former President made stops in Portsmouth, Athens and Lancaster. WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports on Bill Clinton’s visit to Chillicothe.