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Media Room Kelli Newman 
Public Affairs & Communications
(614) 645-7213 
KNewman@columbus.gov

Media Releases from 2013

Control and Prevention for the West Nile Virus -- 8.16.2013 Columbus Public Health to Spray Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus
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West Nile Update -- 7.23.2013 Columbus Public Health to Spray Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus
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John R. Maloney Family Health and Wellness Center -- 10.25.2013 COLUMBUS PUBLIC HEALTH – Media Advisory FOR FRIDAY, October 25, 2013 Contact: Jose Rodriguez, (614) 645-6928, jrrodriguez@columbus.gov               Tyneisha Harden, Mayor’s Office, (614) 645-2425,  tyharden@columbus.gov New John R. Maloney Family Health and Wellness Center to Hold Ribbon Cutting  Cen - learn more

World AIDS Day Events -- 11.29.2013 - learn more

Walking School Bus” at Avondale Elementary School -- 3.22.2013 Atudents can join adult volunteers on the “bus” as it passes by their houses on the route - learn more

Walk with a Doc Events -- 11.15.2013 - learn more

Walk with a Doc Event -- 11.1.2013 - learn more

Walk With A Doc December 14 -- 12.13.2013 - learn more

Walk With a Doc -- 9.6.2013 Walk With a Doc Events Part of Public Health Effort to Combat Obesity Rates
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Today's Columbus Board of Health Meeting To Be Rescheduled -- 11.19.2013 - learn more

Take the Test and Take Control -- 6.25.2013 Ffree HIV tests and awareness events in recognition of National HIV Testing Day. - learn more

Stay Safe in Cold Temperatures -- 1.22.2013 Safety tips help prevent weather-related injuries and illness - learn more

Stay Healthy and Safe when Winter Weather Strikes our Region -- 3.5.2013 Safety Tips Help Prevent Weather-Related Injuries and Illness
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Preventing West Nile Virus -- 7.30.2013 CPH to Spray Area Neighborhoods - Map Updated Online - learn more

Mosquito Spraying Begins -- 6.27.2013 CPH will spray area parks for mosquitoes beginning July 2 and July 3. - learn more

Mosquito Control Efforts -- 6.6.2013 Columbus Public Health Already at Work to Prevent West Nile Virus this Summer
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Make sure Your Holidays are Healthy and Safe --11.25.2013 - learn more

Low-Cost Rabies Shot Clinic -- 1.3.2013 Clinic Jaunary 9th, $10 Rabies Vaccine will protect Pets and the Entire Family
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LOCAL LEAD POISONING LINKED TO COSMETIC PRODUCT -- 2.18.2013 Residents Should Discard Hashmi Surma Kohl Eyeliner Suspected in Poisoning - learn more

Infant Mortality Task Force Announced - learn more

Health Insurance Marketplace Press Event -- 10.1.2013 HealthCare.gov Launches to help Residents find Best Health Insurance Coverage - learn more

Get Protected from the Flu -- 1.10.2013 Local monitoring shows rapid and severe flu season - don’t wait to get a shot! - learn more

Free Car Seat Check-Up Event --5.2.2013 Child Safety Seat Check Event at Tuttle Mall on Friday May 3, 10am -1:30pm - learn more

Fourth of July Health Tips -- 7.3.2013 Dr. Teresa Long reminds us of some helpful tips to enjoy a healthy and safe holiday. - learn more

Food Safety Hearings Scheduled for Two Food Facilities -- 6.6.2013 Food Safety Program designed to ensure the safety of Columbus’s food supply - learn more

Food Safety Hearings Planned -- 7.3.2013 Food safety hearings have been scheduled for two food facilities. - learn more

Food Safety Hearing Set -- 9.4.2013 Food safety hearings have been scheduled by hearing officer for Thursday, September 5. - learn more

Food Safety Hearing -- 5.16.2013 A food safety hearing has been scheduled by Columbus Public Health’s (CPH) Hearing Officer - learn more

First Mosquitoes Positive for West Nile Virus -- 7.17.2013 Commissioner Urges Residents to Practice Prevention - learn more

First Human Case of West Nile Virus in Columbus for 2013 - 8.28.2013 Take precautions to protect yourself from mosquito exposure. - learn more

Fair Goers to Use Precautions -- 7.15.2013 Stay safe at local fairs, some illnesses carried by livestock can be directly transmitted to humans. - learn more

Event Kicks-off Signature Markets -- 7.24.2013 Ribbon Cutting Opens First of Three Columbus Public Health Farmers Markets
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Don’t Let a Foodborne Illness Ruin your Holiday Party -- 12.23.2013 - learn more

CPH Farmers Markets -- 8.7.2013 Third in Series of Markets Provides Local Fresh Produce on Near East Side
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CPH Farmers Market Today -- 8.1.2013 Second of three farmers market for this season to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables - learn more

Commissioners Adopt Local Food Policy -- 10.23.2013 - learn more

Columbus Public Health Services Closed Today -- 3.6.2013  Due to Current Conditions and Previously Scheduled Meeting
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Columbus Public Health Farmers’ Markets -- 5.22.2013 At Columbus Public Health front lawn on July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, 2013 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Columbus Board of Health Meets -- 1.15.2013 Meeting held at 2:00 p.m. at 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus OH - learn more

Click-It-or-Ticket Campaign Kickoff -- 5.14. 2013 Medical professionals, law enforcement officers, and public health professionals highlight the impact of safety belt use in our community.
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City Leaders Get Flu Vaccines-- 10.28.2013 - learn more

Board of Health to Meet -- 9.13.2013 Columbus Board of Health will meet next Tuesday, September 17, at 2:00 p.m., at 240 Parsons Ave.
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Board of Health to Meet -- 7.12.2013 Meeting next Tuesday, 7.16.2013, at 2:00 p.m., at 240 Parsons Avenue - learn more

Board of Health Meets -- 5.29.2013 Columbus Board of Health will meet next Wednesday, 5.2.13 at 9:00 am, hearing updates and two food establishments.   - learn more

Board of Health Meets -- 3.19.2013 Columbus Board of Health meets at 2:00 p.m., 240 Parsons Ave., Columbus - learn more

Board of Health Meets -- 12.13.2013 - learn more

Board of Health Meets -- 10.15.2013 - learn more

Board of Health Meeting Set -- 2.15.2013 Columbus Board of Health will meet Tuesday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m - learn more

Board of Health Meeting April 12, 2013 Board meets next Tuesday, 4/16/13, at 2:00 p.m. at 240 Parsons Avenue - learn more

BIKE COLUMBUS TWILIGHT RIDE -- 7.11.2013 Ride Proceeds Provide Bikes, Helmets and Safety Education for Needy Kids
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240 Parsons Ave.Closed to Public on 7.15.2013 Services at 240 Parsons Avenue Closed on Monday, July 15, Due to Building Maintenance
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2013 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Kickoff -- 8.15.2013 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over national campaign and enforcement runs August 16 - Sept. 2.
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