Monkeypox is spreading but the Ohio Department of Health hasn’t spread the message

BY: - July 13, 2022

It may come as a surprise to most people in Ohio that in addition to dealing with the ongoing problem of COVID-19 ebbs and flows of infections and variants, we actually have an entirely different infectious disease to be concerned about: monkeypox. And the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has done very little else to […]

Syphilis cases in Ohio up 82% from 2016; some stillbirths have followed

BY: - July 5, 2022

The number of syphilis cases detected in Ohio jumped 82% between 2016 and last year, infecting thousands and leading to at least 48 congenital cases of the disease in 2021. More than 2,900 people statewide contracted syphilis last year, according to preliminary state level data shared by the Clark County Combined Health District, which operates […]