October 7, 2019 - Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-Cigarettes or Vaping
Youth, young adults, pregnant women, as well as adults who do not currently use tobacco products should not use e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes containing nicotine have the potential to help some individual adult smokers reduce their use of and transition away from cigarettes. However, e-cigarettes are not currently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a quit smoking aid, and the available science is inconclusive on whether e-cigarettes are effective for quitting smoking.No specific product has been identified by all cases, nor has any product been conclusively linked to this clinical syndrome.Respiratory symptoms include:
- Cough - Shortness of breath - Fatigue Other symptoms may include: - Fever - Anorexia - Pleuritic chest pain - Nausea - Abdominal pain - Diarrhea For more information, please contact Caitlin Mathews, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, at the Carroll Country General Health District at (330) 627-4866, ext. 1559
September 10, 2019 - Carroll County Drive Thru Flu Clinic
The Carroll County General Health District is having the Drive Thru Flu Clinic Again! Please click the button below to download the form!
July 12, 2019 - Ohio Department of Health Director Confirms 1st Case of Measles in Stark County Ohio
Ohio Department of Health Director confirms first case of Measles in Stark County Ohio. The Carroll County General Health District encourages individuals who are not vaccinated for the measles virus to get vaccinated now. Measles vaccination is available at The Carroll County General Health District by appointment, or at the following locations: Drug Mart, Rite Aid, and a Primary Care Physician Office. Anyone over the age of one (1) years old should be vaccinated for the measles virus. Individuals over the age of five (5) years of age should receive two (2) doses of the vaccination.
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Information on Measles
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