vaccines rss icon

OSU To Require Nearly All Freshmen To Be Fully Vaccinated

OSU says beginning in the fall, the school will require nearly all incoming freshmen to be fully vaccinated.
5, 2015

OSU says beginning in the fall, all first-year students who attend at least half-time with one on-campus course will have to be fully vaccinated.

Ohio Has Lowest Vaccine Rate In The Nation

Ohio is tied with Colorado and West Virginia for the nation's lowest rate of vaccinating residents against measles.
February 5, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control reports Ohio has the lowest rate of vaccinating children against measles in the country.

Central Ohio Mumps Outbreak Grows To 111 Cases

5280386078_4830ecc374_z (1)
Four fifths of the 111 cases of mumps in Ohio are linked to the original outbreak at the Ohio State University campus in Columbus.
31, 2014

Public health officials tracking a growing outbreak of mumps in central Ohio say four-fifths of the cases confirmed so far are linked to Ohio State University.