Stories tagged with: Public Health

Applications now being accepted for Community Health Worker Program

December 8, 2023 A free Community Health Worker Program is now available at OHIO Lancaster. The deadline for application submission is Friday, Dec. 29, 2023.

Ohio University and state of Ohio partner in fight against opioid overdoses

October 18, 2023 Across the United States, accidental fentanyl ingestion is taking the lives of thousands of young adults. Ohio University is leading an initiative with the state of Ohio to make naloxone accessible.

Dr. Dan Skinner brings insight on American health care and osteopathic medicine to Hungarian university during visiting professorship

June 7, 2023 Dr. Dan Skinner has spent the last year bringing his insight on public health and medicine to the prestigious Semmelweis University in Budapest, serving as a visiting professor.

Ohio University researchers partner on study that reveals gaps in behavioral healthcare system for racial and ethnic minorities

January 19, 2023 To quantify the true level of disparity in Ohio, a landmark study is being conducted by a partnership among several institutions, including Ohio University.

Campus Care hosting COVID, flu vaccine clinics

October 11, 2022 OhioHealth Campus Care is hosting fall vaccine clinics and will provide both bivalent COVID boosters and flu vaccines in Baker University Center to help combat the spread of both.

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Heritage Hall to host Bivalent booster vaccine clinic on Sept. 10

September 8, 2022 The Athens City-County Health Department will host a booster vaccine clinic at Heritage Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Sept. 10, where the new Bivalent booster will be distributed.

OHIO provides update on monkeypox (MPV) outbreak

September 7, 2022 Although we have no known cases at OHIO, we are closely monitoring the spread of MPV and are working with state and local public health partners to guide our community response to the virus.

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Ohio University announces updated mask guidance

September 2, 2022 Effective immediately, Ohio University strongly recommends face masks be worn on campuses and locations in counties designated as a “high” COVID-19 Community Level by the CDC.

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Ohio now using 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline

August 31, 2022 Ohio University students now have a new number to call if they are in crisis or having suicidal thoughts. People can now dial 988 to reach the 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline in times of need.

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Public health update: May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022 Public health update on COVID-19 measures at Ohio University.

Public health update: April 19, 2022

April 19, 2022 Public health update on COVID-19 measures at Ohio University.

Public health update: April 5, 2022

April 5, 2022 Public health update on COVID-19 measures at Ohio University.

Public health update: March 15, 2022

March 15, 2022 As spring break approached, OHIO’s campuses were experiencing a significant decline in COVID-19 cases allowing us to relax some of the public health measures caused by the Delta and Omicron surges.

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Public health update: March 1, 2022

March 2, 2022 This week marks big changes in Ohio University’s masking policies, based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  

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Public health update: Feb. 15, 2022

February 16, 2022 As I indicated in a campus-wide email, an overall continuous decline in cases among our campus community made it possible to remove some of the prevention measures the University had put in place.

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