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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.

OSU Prepares for Students, Swine Flu

12:00AM
September
14, 2009

Ohio State University officials have outlined steps they’re taking to prepare for the recurrence of influenza on campus this fall. That includes Swine Flu, also known as the H1N1 strain.

Local Health Officials Report First Columbus Death From Swine Flu

12:00AM
September
3, 2009

A 20-year-old pregnant woman has become the first Columbus fatality in the swine flu epidemic. The woman died early this morning at Doctors Hospital.

Local Colleges And Universities Plan For Swine Flu Outbreaks

12:00AM
September
2, 2009

Flu season is approaching and Ohio colleges and universities are watching for outbreaks of swine flu. Several schools already report cases. Here in Central Ohio, schools say they are making contingency plans in the event of a campus-wide outbreak.

Ohio Department of Health Swine Flu/H1N1 Virus Update

12:00AM
June
4, 2009

The Ohio Department of Health is encouraging Ohioans to remain viligant as it relates to the swine flu. W-O-S-U’s Kim Fox has the story.

7th Swine Flu Case in Franklin County

12:00AM
May
22, 2009

Health officials in Franklin County say there’s been a seventh person confirmed as having swine flu.

Frankin County Swine Flu Cases Stand at Five

12:00AM
May
14, 2009

The number of confirmed swine flu cases in Franklin County has risen to five. Health officials have confirmed that a third OSU student has the H1N1 virus.