Emergency departments in Fairfield and Licking counties will conduct an emergency evacuation drill at Buckeye Lake tomorrow morning. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently found that the dam is in serious danger of failing.
To hear the full interview with Sean Grady, Director of the Licking County Emergency Management Agency, click above.
To watch a video from the Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources that explains a potential dam failure, click on the video file below.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has voluntarily recalled of all of its ice cream products and temporarily closed its stores due to a possible Listeria contamination. WOSU talked with Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. Teresa Long about what Listeria is and how it can get into food.
The number of patients being treated for suspected botulism continues to fluctuate. The Ohio Department of Health reports 22 people are being treated for symptoms, that’s up five cases from Wednesday. The illness killed a 54-year-old woman.
Nube’s trying to get her kids out the door to school. Her six-year-old comes running down the stairs; her 15-year-old is up in the bedroom getting dressed. She and her children aren’t even five feet tall, but they fill up the kitchen bustling around trying to eat and get ready.
Health investigators continue to try to identify the source of a botulism outbreak in Lancaster. The illness has killed one person and sickened about a dozen others. Officials have traced the outbreak to a church potluck supper.