Stories tagged with: Dr.Whitacre

January 27, 2016 - 5:15pm
1 day 11 hours ago

Although flu season is here, the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department said there haven't been many reported cases so far.

Medical Director Dr. Vicki Whitacre said in November 3 people were admitted in the hospital for the flu, in December only 2, and only 1 for this month.

"I don't think we know exactly why. We're hoping it's because we have a pretty good immunization rate and a very good match with the vaccine. But who knows maybe it will be terrible next year....

September 19, 2013 - 5:39pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

A nationally known New York Times best selling author and medical doctor visited Zanesville on Thursday.

Dr. Michael Palmer is the author of 19 suspense novels that feature medical and political themes. He's also the Associate Director of the Massachusetts Physician's Health Group, where he helps doctors recover from drug dependency and mental and physical illnesses.

"I am in Zanesville because a friend of mine Dr.Whitacre invited me to come and talk to the medical people in...

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