Ohio Outbreak

The Ohio Jefferson General Health District confirmed 2 cases of meningococcal disease, A third suspected case is awaiting results, all children. These children do not attend the public school system.

People do not catch the bacteria through casual contact or by breathing the air where someone infected with meningococcal disease has been. Stay up to date on vaccines to protect yourself and others. Either contact your primary care provider or go to the emergency hospital if you are experiencing symptoms.

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