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.
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.
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.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of May there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been seven traffic-related fatalities so far this year.
Health Promotion/Education has added new staff members and new grant. They helped organize some major events in May and here are some pictures from those events.
Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts – beware. The 2015 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 18 and continues through May 31 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of April there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been six traffic-related fatalities through the first four months.
The AARP Driver Safety Program, hosted by Richland Public Health, will have its first class of 2015 on May 13 starting at 9 a.m.
Warm weather means motorcycles are back on the roads and May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Richland County Safe Communities and Richland Public Health are reminding the public to “Look For Motorcycles” to increase safe sharing of the road.
Richland Public Health is issuing a reminder for all pet owners to make sure their cats, dogs, and ferrets are vaccinated against rabies. This story also has a link to information on the free rabies vaccine clinic on May 9.
Richland Public Health is sponsoring a FREE crisis communication seminar presented by Hennes Paynter Communications on Thursday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April is National Distracted Driver Awareness Month. Know the problem, the enforcement measure, and tips that can help.
Richland Public Health is joining the Ohio Department of Health to promote healthy homes for all Ohioans.
St. Patrick's Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck. But no amount of luck can save you from a drunk-driving crash.
Richland Public Health Urges Local Residents to be Screened for Colorectal Cancer in March.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of February there were two traffic deaths in Richland County.
Groundwater along with oxygen is arguably the most important natural resource for human life, and National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8-14, is a good time to learn how to become a good steward of it.
Richland Public Health is now trained and certified to offer a program called "Baby & Me - Tobacco Free," a program proven to help pregnant women quit smoking and remain tobacco free.
Richland Public Health is reminding county residents that getting your MMR vaccination (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) is still the smart thing to do.
Richland Public Health has posted the totals for causes of death in 2014 as well as the statistics for births in the county. The birth and death statistics do not include the City of Shelby.
The annual Winter “Hike For Health” will be Saturday, February 21, at Malabar Farm from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting at the Visitor Center.
Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation's No. 1 killer. Heart diseases accounted for 42% of Richland County deaths last year.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of January there was one traffic death in Richland County.
If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, designate a sober driver to get you home safely.
Walking in winter weather can present some unique safety hazards. Here's some tips for "Walking in a Winter Wonderland."
Take advantage of “National Radon Action Month” and test your homes for the presence of radon gas.
If you plan on using alcohol at the Division I Football Championship parties on January 12, act responsibly by designating a sober driver before the big game begins.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of December there were two traffic deaths in Richland County, bringing the 2014 total to twelve (12).
With cold weather expected throughout January, including evening temperatures in single digits, Richland Public Health is reminding Richland County residents to be aware of hypothermia (dangerously low body temperature).