Articles About Greene County Combined Health District

  • Fighting West Nile in the village

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    To keep the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus at bay, local groups are urging residents to remove mosquito breeding sites on their property.

  • Giving blood, giving life in YS

    Shown above are participants in the June 13 Blood Drive and Mini Wellness Fair, sponsored by villager Valerie Blackwell-Truitt of the Ohio State University’s College of Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion, second from left above. From left are Adam Truitt of Posterior Chain, Blackwell-Truitt, Kirsten Bean of the Greene County Combined Health District (with daughter Natalia), and Buck Truitt of Posterior Chain. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    On June 13, from 3–6:30 p.m., Yellow Springs’ first Blood Drive and Mini Wellness Fair will be held at the Bryan Center.

  • West Nile issue: to spray or not?

    Last Thursday about 6:30 a.m, as many villagers still slept, a Greene County Combined Health District truck rolled slowly through a neighborhood in southern Yellow Springs spraying a fine mist of insecticides.

  • Swine flu arrives in county

    As in most of the rest of the country, the H1N1 flu, or swine flu, has arrived in Greene County, according to Don Brannon, epidemiologist of the Greene County Combined Health Department in an interview this week. While Brannon had no information regarding specific numbers in Yellow Springs because those numbers are not being recorded, about 10 people with the flu have been hospitalized in the county this month, he said.