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Acute Flaccid Myelitis Info

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious condition that has received coverage in the media recently, especially after the first case was identified in Ohio. AFM impacts the nervous system and causes weakened muscles and relfexes in the body. Less than one in a million people in the United States get AFM every year. The cause of the increase in cases since 2014 has not been identified but it may be caused by viruses, environmental toxins, or genetic disorders.

The resources below can be used to find our more about AFM.

Media Release
Factsheet
FAQ
Compilation Resources
Interim Considerations

Board Agenda for 10/16

Agenda for October 16 meeting at 6pm is now available.  Please see the Board of Health section to review this agenda.  You will also be able to review agendas and approved minutes from past meetings.

Need Health Insurance?

Do you need health insurance? Would you like assistance finding out if you are eligible for Medicaid or what options you have for Marketplace Health Insurance? WCHD offers assistance in helping you navigate your way through the process. Open enrollment begins November 1, 2018 so schedule an appointment now to begin planning for your health insurance coverage for 2019. Call 513-695-2475 to schedule your appointment. Open to all Warren County residents.

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