Stories tagged with: Infection

March 18, 2014 - 6:02pm
1 year 1 week ago


The ongoing winter like temperatures this year could be to blame for more viral infections.

The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department says they are seeing  increasing visits to the ER for ear, nose, throat, and upper respiratory symptoms as well as stomach virus this year as opposed to last year.

"We've had a colder and a harsher winter than we usually do so people are spending more time inside. They're coming in contact with more people and...

August 19, 2011 - 9:32pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

Two area football teams that battled each other in a scrimmage Friday night, have been busy this week battling the spread of skin infections in their players.

Thursday Tri-Valley was notified one of their football players contracted MRSA. And since last week 20 Zanesville players have come down with impetigo.

“It can start looking just like anything. It kind of takes advantage of an open wound and it'll kind of get a red, sore crust  with pus, it starts to ooze,...

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