WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The measles outbreak that started in Knox County and has spread to eight others is being discussed during one-hour conference calls three times a week. }}" />

   
 
 
Measles Outbreak Addressed During Conference Calls

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/18/2014

The measles outbreak that started in Knox County and has spread to eight others is being discussed during one- hour conference calls three times a week. For the first time, the Mansfield media were invited to sit-in on Wednesday's call involving public health and emergency management officials from nine counties, at Richland Public Health. This was the 13th conference call since the outbreak started in late March. The Ohio Health Department reports 329 confirmed cases in the nine counties, with eight people hospitalized. Richland County now has 19 cases, with 10 suspected cases. More than 9000 doses of measles vaccine have been administered, and everyone who has not been vaccinated is urged to get the shot. It's free, and Richland Public Health offers daily walk-in clinics during regular business hours.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 One of Mansfield's longest- serving and well-known public servants was laid to rest Friday. Full Story
Image1 Members of the Ohio Air National Guard's 179th Airlift Wing have an assurance their civilian jobs will never be in jeopardy over their military service. Full Story
 
Image1 Three people are under arrest following a drug raid Thursday in Galion. Full Story
Image1 The Mansfield area had another bank robbery Thursday, the second this week. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

First Merit Bank On Ashland Road Robbed By Gunman

Benefit To Help Widowed Mother Of Four Set For Friday

Christmas in the Blockhouse

OSU-Mansfield And NC State Hold Internship Meet And Greet

StarTek Hosts Community Town Hall Meeting

Authorities ask for help locating a missing Shelby teen

Suspected overdose leads to raid of an Ashland apartment

Former kindergarten teacher indicted on drug charges

Mansfield hotels offering free rooms on Christmas Eve

Ontario City Council seeking candidates for vacant position

More News