Tag Archives: prevention

Organization Encourages Action to Prevent Heat-Related Death in Children

Every 10 days, across the United States, a child dies from being unattended in a hot car.

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Health Department Shares Information on Preventing Perinatal Hepatitis B Transmission in High Risk Infants

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – The Tuscarawas County Health Department is issuing preventative information on the transmission of Perinatal Hepatitis B in high-risk infants

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Akron Children’s Focuses on Prevention in New Substance Abuse Program

Akron Children’s Hospital is announcing a new program in the efforts to address the devastating toll of substance abuse disorders.

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Know! April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Know! is joining the preventative awareness campaign this April.

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Parent Awareness: The Blue Whale Challenge

An alert is being sent to parents regarding a dangerous social media challenge among teenagers.

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Organizations Partner to Provide More Services to Families and Children

COAD4Kids is announcing a collaboration with the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund and the Eastern Ohio Prevention Council to provide child abuse and neglect prevention services to more areas.

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What You Can do to Prevent Birth Defects in Your Baby

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and while not always preventable, officials are sharing a few tips moms-to-be can take to help ensure healthy development.

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Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Stay Safe While Staying Warm

Although temperatures are warming up in Ohio for a day or so, odds are the weather will turn frigid again before Spring and the CDC is sending out a few safety reminders while staying warm.

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Ohio Reports First Child Flu-Related Death

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting the first pediatric flu death in the state.

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Local 4th Grader Proposes School Safety Preparedness to School Board

10-year-old Kohlton Calvey is urging the Claymont City School Board to take preventative measures when it comes to protecting students and staff from potential intruders.

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