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Home, Akron, Mid-Ohio Valley PPSG pages updated January 22, 2023

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September 1st is the beginning of the new OPN membership year.

Please renew your membership to OPN. Dues are only $10 a year.

The OPN year is from September 1, 2022 thru August 31, 2023. 

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Ohio Polio Network Membership Form (dues/donations/memorials)

 

Ohio Polio Network Resources Page

 

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Post-Polio by Subject

 

Memorial Page

 

Thank You for your 2022 Donations to the Ohio Polio Network

 

 

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The Ohio Polio Network became an independent 501(c)3 organization on September 1, 1993. This is our 30th year! We are planning an event to commemorate this milestone on September 16, 2023. More information to follow - Please mark September 16, 2023 on your calendars. 
 
 
Pat Kelly, OPN President 

 

     

About Us

 

Contact Us Page

 

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Polio History Smithsonian Institution

 

Whatever Happened to Polio

Post-Polio Health International

 

Post-Polio Health International Resource Locator

       

Polio Place

 

A Polio Survivor's Guide: Funding Resources for Medical & Adaptive Resources

 

Post-Polio Health International Videos Youtube page

 

Spinal Cord Gray Matter Atrophy in Post-Polio Syndrome Tied to Functional Decline - Clinical Trial published in the European Journal of Neurology

 

Rare Disease Database - Post Polio Syndrome

 

The Late Effects of Polio Information for General Practitioners

 

 

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Post-Polio Program

 

TIRR Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Rehabilitaion and Research - Post-Polio Syndrome page

 

The International Rehabilitation Center for Polio at Spaulding Framingham MA

 

Clinical Trials Post-Polio Syndrome

 

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 Post Polio Support Group and Zoom Speaker Meetings

  

 

Mid-Ohio Valley Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 01/23/2023

 

Akron Post-Polio Support Group Meeting 02/11/2023

 

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Ohio Polio Network Board Meeting

Friday, February 24, 2023

1:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

 

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 Links to Recent Articles

  

 

Things started looking up for Rochester in 1949

 

Year-Ender 2022: It was much more than COVID-19 and its impact this year

 

County To Accept Polio Vaccine

 

The long tail: Post-Polio Syndrome

 

What You Need to Know About Post-Polio Syndrome

 

In Memory of Beverly Dipert

 

'I spend my day in bed until I can turn the heating on' -- polio survivor struggles to stay warm as bills soar

 

Joint statement by WHO-UNICEF-ROTARY on World Polio Day

 

Rotary organizes "polio outside the world campaign"

 

How turning the heat down or off could pose a grave threat to your health this winter

 

Editorial by Bloomberg Opinion | Just one case of polio is a global threat

 

Long COVID: Here's what we can learn from chronic sequelae of other infectious diseases

 

Australian bush nurse Elizabeth Kenny honoured for pioneering polio treatment and VIDEO: A 1940s instructional video of Sister Elizabeth Kenny demonstrating her polio treatment technique.

 

I remember young girls screaming in pain, crying out...

 

NYC wastewater testing finds presence of polio linked to strain that paralyzed man

 

The endgame: What will it take to eradicate polio?

 

CDC Issues Warning as New Data Shows Scope of Polio Spread in NYC Area

 

North Wales polio victim who spent childhood in 'iron lung' warns others not to end up like her

 

Maine polio survivor helps vaccinate kids around the world- Youtube video

 

Polio awareness campaign and vaccination drive to take place this weekend - video

 

Polio remains a Rotary International focus

 

CDC is discussing using oral polio vaccine for first time in 20 years to stop New York outbreak

 

One Day. One Focus: Ending Polio 24 October

 

Vaccine skeptics might walk a mile in polio sufferers' shoes

 

Pressing questions about polio, answered

 

Canada advancing to ensure safe and secure containment of poliovirus

 

Dr. Duncan A. Holbert: 30-Year Polio Survivor

 

The End of Polio?

 

Long Covid and post polio syndrome: The lessons to be learned from the polio pandemic's lasting effects

 

Lima Ohio Rotary helps in the fight to eradicate polio

 

Will polio ever disappear? Experts 'doubt' it.

 

Son of Polio Vaccine Inventor Jonas Salk Warns Recent New York Case is a 'Wake-Up Call'

 

Polio survivors in N.C. talk about severity of the illness after case detected in New York

 

Polio is circulating in the U.S.; anti-vax movement is to blame, according to top doc

 

Polio is back in rich countries, but it poses a far bigger threat to developing world

 

With polio's return, here's what back-to-schoolers need to know

 

Before Long COVID Came Post-Polio Syndrome

 

Former nonprofit executive on growing up as a polio survivor, lasting impacts

 

Dr. Kohli Talks Polio

 

Poliovirus is spreading in New York. Here's what you need to know

 

My mother's walk through life with polio

 

Fears of a polio resurgence in the US have health officials on high alert - a virologist explains the history of this dreaded disease

 

What You Need to Know About Post-Polio Syndrome

 

In Memory of Evelyn Waite

 

DR. LAURO HALSTEAD OBITUARY

 

Polio Survivor And Doctor Chooses New Path

 

In Memory of Mae Inscoe - West Virginia Chapter of Post-Polio Survivors President for over 25 years

 

 

 

More Links to Articles - Post-Polio News Archive

 

The Warm Springs Story: Legacy & Legend

 

University of Pittsburgh Human Engineering Research Laboratories: Research Study Recruitment

 

Polio Australia: What are the late effects of polio?

Mayo Clinic: Post-Polio Syndrome

 

 

Tom House Presentation The healthy nervous system and the nervous system after an acute Polio illness with the after effects and the Post Polio Syndrome (PPS)(Video)

 

Polio Australia's 2020 Polio Oz News

 

 

PPS Internet Resources Updated 01/01/2017

NINDS Motor Neuron Diseases Information Page

 

How to File an ADA Complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice

Guide to the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Standards

Guide to the ABA (Architectural Barriers Act)Standards

 

POST POLIO NEWS ARCHIVE PAGE