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Richland Public Health

Our goal is to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, promote preventative health care and healthy behaviors, and protect against injuries and environmental hazards.

Our mission is to assess, maintain, and improve the health and safety of the environment and community through quality public health services.
Our vision is to have the healthiest community possible where residents can enjoy optimal physical, emotional, and environmental health.

Latest News

  • Traffic Fatalities Update Traffic Fatalities Update The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of June there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been eight traffic-related fatalities so far this year. more
  • Mosquitoes Infected with West Nile virus Confirmed in Ontario Mosquitoes Infected with West Nile virus Confirmed in Ontario BREAKING NEWS: For Immediate Release: June 26, 2015 (Noon): West Nile Virus Confirmed in Ontario Mosquitoes Testing Richland Public Health has confirmed the existence of West Nile virus in a mosquito pool (testing sample) taken from around the Southwest area in Ontario. This means that West Nile virus is present in Richland County although no person has been infected. more
  • July 4th DUI Awareness July 4th DUI Awareness The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition and Richland Public Health is urging everyone to plan ahead this Independence Day. Designate a sober driver ahead of time. more

Did You Know?” is a weekly feature from CDC's Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action! The “Did You Know?” feature is updated every Friday.

Free Flash Drives: Pickup Only

We have a limited supply of free flash drives available for pickup ONLY at the main desk at Richland Public Health (555 Lexington Ave.). One per customer/household; must be 18 or over and a Richland County Resident.

The annual report is also available on our website. Go to "Who We Are" in the menu bar and select "Annual Reports" in the drop down box. You will see the 2014 Annual Report in PDF and Powerpoint form.

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