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August 28, 2015
Health Officials: Wash Hands Frequently to Curb Spread of Shigella

The Cincinnati Health Department (CHD) is urging childcare workers and caregivers to practice frequent handwashing to curb the spread of Shigella, a diarrheal illness that is on the rise.

August 25, 2015
Cincinnati Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus
Cincinnati Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

The Cincinnati Health Department has confirmed a mosquito pool in Mt. Airy Forest tested positive for West Nile Virus.

August 11, 2015
New Health Center Opens in Heart of Downtown
New Health Center Opens in Heart of Downtown

The Cincinnati Health Department (CHD), in partnership with Talbert House, has expanded its network of Primary Care Health Centers with the opening of the Walnut Street Health Center.

August 11, 2015
PHOTOS: Walnut Street Health Center
PHOTOS: Walnut Street Health Center

The Cincinnati Health Department new full-service Walnut Street Health Center is located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati on the ground-floor space of a building owned by Talbert House. The location is just around the block from Hamilton County Job and Family Services.

July 30, 2015
For Immediate Release- First Local Case of West Nile Virus Reported
For Immediate Release- First Local Case of West Nile Virus Reported
July 17, 2015
Excessive Heat Watch Issued for Cincinnati Region
Excessive Heat Watch Issued for Cincinnati Region

Dr. Noble Maseru, City of Cincinnati Health Commissioner, has declared a two-day Excessive Heat Watch for the Cincinnati area effective Saturday, July 18 through Sunday, July 19 at 8 p.m. 

June 11, 2015
Forum Highlights Progress in Helping Cincinnati Babies Thrive
Forum Highlights Progress in Helping Cincinnati Babies Thrive

More babies are surviving to their first birthday in Cincinnati than in previous years, a milestone acknowledged today at the Cincinnati Health Department’s (CHD) Infant Vitality Forum. 

May 20, 2015
Cincinnati Vital Records Office Unveils Self-Service Kiosks
April 21, 2015
PCMH Recognition

PCMH Recognition

December 11, 2014
Decline in Prematurity Rates
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