Ohio Meningitis Update for Warren Hamilton Marion Morrow Crawford County

West Chester, Mason, and Cincinnati Ohio

The meningitis toll now has risen to 9 in the State of Ohio according to the Ohio Department of Health. This up from 7 a mere 24 hours ago . Warren County, Ohio has reported their first person with fungal meningitis. Hamilton county had previously reported one person with the disease as a result of the tainted steroid shots compounded by the New England Compounding Center .

 

Ohio Menigitis Outbreak by the Numbers and Counties

 

Here is the current toll in Ohio as of 10/17/2102 5:30 PM EST

Crawford County a 40 year old female

Warren county a 52 year old Male

Hamilton County a 65 year old male

Morrow County 45 year old male, and females age 47, 50, 55, 52, 62

All of these meningitis cases are fungal and linked to the tainted batches from the NECC.

In Ohio there were four facilities that purchased the batch of steroid for primarily epidural inection .

 

The Four Ohio Facilities That Gave The Steroid  Injections With Fungus

 

Here are the facilities in Ohio that have reported having the contaminated steroid:

Marion Pain Clinic

BKC Pain Specialists in Marion

Cincinnati Pain Management Center

Ortho-Spine Rehab Center in Dublin

 

More Problems with Products From NECC

Unfortunately there have been new reports of fungal meningitis infections from other products made by NECC. A cardioplegic solution has been implicated as well as another type of steroid used for back injections.

Local offices that received one or more of those medications are:

Epidural steroid tainted

The Christ Hospital Spine Surgery Center

Cincinnati Eye Institute

Cincinnati Pain Management, Cornell Road

Greater Cincinnati Pain Management, Hunt Road

Medical Weight Management Center

Middletown Surgery Center, Franklin

Physicians Healthsource Inc.

Professional Radiology, Blue Ash

Western Hills Interventional Pain

SW Ohio ASC, Middletown

 

Anthony Castelli Attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio is following the meningitis outbreak closely. As a personal injury lawyer he has had many back injury clients that have received epidural steroid injections. He has discussed this with the Hamilton County Health Department as well as with a Doctor at University Hospital infectious disease clinic. Anthony is accepting clients injured by the tainted steroid from NECC. For your free case consultation with Anthony please call 513-621-2345 or 1-800-447-6549