Local Health Report

The Bay County Health Department has confirmed a case of bacterial meningitis here locally.

Health officials won’t give any details about the victim, but say they have determined there is not a threat to the general public, and that all of the people who had contact with the meningitis victims have been notified.

Some of the typical meningitis symptoms include a high fever, a headache, vomiting, stiff neck and a rash.

Meningitis comes on suddenly and progresses rapidly.

If you feel you have these symptoms contact you family physician, local hospital or county health department immediately.


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