Ohio Confirms First Measles Case of 2019
Ohio Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first measles case of 2019. The young adult from Stark County recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases.
Measles starts with fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. It’s followed by a rash that spreads over the body. Measles is highly contagious and spreads through coughing and sneezing. Make sure you and your child are protected with measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.
Stillbirth Prevention Public Awareness Campaign Launches in Ohio
The Ohio Department of Health is partnering with Count the Kicks, a proven stillbirth prevention public awareness campaign. One out of every 167 pregnancies in the U.S. ends in stillbirth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Count the Kicks teaches a method for, and importance of, tracking fetal movement during the third trimester of pregnancy.
Ohio, like most of the United States, is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic.
Visit the Overdose Data Tool for a daily snapshot of how drug overdose, primarily due to abuse of opioid drugs, are impacting Butler County.
Click on Read More for education, resources and reports on the opioid epidemic.
Extreme Heat Information
Sheriff Richard K. Jones would like to extend an invitation to all the citizens of Butler County to come into our air-conditioned lobby. The lobby will be available from to today through Saturday and Sunday pending the forecasted temperature. “These high temperatures can be life threatening and part of ‘protect and serve’ is offering a safe place to stay out of the heat,” says Sheriff Jones. The building is located at 705 Hanover St. in Hamilton, Ohio.
Ohio EMA Excessive Heat Advisor
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