RSV cases, hospitalizations on the rise in the Mahoning Valley

RSV cases, hospitalizations on the rise in the Mahoning Valley

"Last week alone, we had nearly 100 admissions of children with RSV," Bigham said. "If we're seeing 100 kiddos admitted to the hospital, you can imagine there's thousands and thousands of kids in the community who have RSV."

Thursday, October 27th 2022, 8:18 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Girard residents voice water line concerns at council meeting

Girard residents voice water line concerns at council meeting

The final set of water line connections is expected to be completed within the next week. Residents may not be able to get water until, at the earliest, Wednesday, October 26.

Monday, October 24th 2022, 10:23 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Over-the-counter hearing aids available online and in stores

Over-the-counter hearing aids available online and in stores

Over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids are available for people to buy from stores and online retailers without needing a prescription from a hearing healthcare professional. 

Tuesday, October 18th 2022, 5:59 PM EDT by Leslie Huff
Respiratory infection on the rise for children

Respiratory infection on the rise for children

There has been a significant rise of respiratory infections at Akron Children's Hospital in Boardman. 

Monday, October 17th 2022, 6:28 PM EDT by Leslie Huff
SOBE Energy Solutions CEO answers to resident's safety concerns

SOBE Energy Solutions CEO answers to resident's safety concerns

"If we find out this is something that's going to be a carcinogen released into our atmosphere that's going to harm us, all of us are stakeholders as residents," Oliver said to the crowd. 

Wednesday, October 12th 2022, 10:26 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
World Mental Health Day: How to reduce stress

World Mental Health Day: How to reduce stress

Monday is World Mental Health Day, where people raise awareness for anxiety, depression and more often, stress. The American Heart Association wants to remind the Mahoning Valley how important it is to take care of the mind. "Poor mental health and stress

Monday, October 10th 2022, 10:41 AM EDT by Madison Tromler
Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Dee Banks honored with Simeon Booker Courage Award

Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Dee Banks honored with Simeon Booker Courage Award

From 4 decades of work improving access to quality healthcare, vaccine awareness, and pandemic safety, Dr. Banks was honored with the Simeon Booker Award for Courage Thursday evening.

Thursday, October 6th 2022, 10:22 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Youngstown Health Dept. creates new positions for outreach program

Youngstown Health Dept. creates new positions for outreach program

"They'll be the first of the kind in the State of Ohio," said Erin Bishop, Health Commissioner for the City of Youngstown. "We needed to create these positions because what we're doing is developing 4 health improvement zones, one on each side of town."

Wednesday, October 5th 2022, 9:49 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Valley reaction to NFL concussion protocol

Valley reaction to NFL concussion protocol

"There's some things that need to be corrected," said Steve Arnold, Head Coach of the Warren G. Harding football team. "These guys are still young men after they retire or after they get cut, do something needs to be done."

Monday, October 3rd 2022, 10:11 PM EDT by Erin Simonek
Valley SERVPRO crews travel to Florida to help hurricane victims

Valley SERVPRO crews travel to Florida to help hurricane victims

SERVPRO is taking about 15 of their crew members Friday morning on the 1200-mile trek to Fort Myers, Florida, which is one of the hardest hit regions in the Sunshine State.

Friday, September 30th 2022, 4:27 AM EDT by Erin Simonek