Nov 14

CDC Findings on Antibiotic/Antimicrobial Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health challenges of our time. Each year in the U.S., at least 2.8 million people get an antibiotic-resistant infection.
Oct 30

New Legal Age for Tobacco Purchase – – 21

As you have likely heard, you must now be 21 to purchase tobacco products in Ohio. Click for products included in the new regulations and the Health Commissioner's thoughts.
Sep 20

Vaping Devices Taken from Students at a Local High School

This is a selection of “vaping” devices taken from students at a local high school. Parents: are you seeing your children with these?
Sep 16

Opiate Settlement Funds Belong at Local Level

Any news consumer knows that Ohio has an addiction problem. Once again, our rates of death from overdose exceed national averages.
Sep 15

Potential for Blue-Green Algae in Ohio River

Local health departments have issued a recreational public health advisory for the Ohio River. A harmful algal bloom (HAB) has been observed in the Ohio River near Cincinnati and areas upstream.
Sep 04

Hamilton County Public Health Receives Game-Changing Grant

Hamilton County Public Health (HCPH) will receive some $5.3 million per year for the next three years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ramp up its efforts to fight addiction.