Richland Public Health has scheduled two walk-in Back to School Vaccination Clinics on July 20 and 30. Certain shots are required for kindergarten and 7th and 12th grade. See the full story.
CDC says that motor vehicle crash fatalities in the U.S. could drop by half with proven strategies.
With heat and humidity on the rise, Richland Public Health urges residents to use extra care to avoid heat-related illness (known as hyperthermia).
The Environmental Health Division of Richland Public Health wants county residents to take advantage of FREE kits to test their homes for the presence of radon gas. The free radon test kits are available only to Richland County residents.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of June there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been five traffic-related fatalities so far this year.
This Fourth of July, Richland County law enforcement will be out in full force, cracking down on drunk drivers by aggressively targeting those who put lives in danger.
Just Walk Richland opens the invitation to individuals to walk for their own interests whether that is for physical, mental or social benefits. Whatever your reason, Just Walk Richland!
The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have a class on Tuesday, June 21.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of May there were two traffic deaths in Richland County.
Picnics, barbecues and potlucks are wonderful ways to celebrate summer holidays, but don't invite foodborne illnesses.
Richland County Advocate Receives National Award from America Walks
Richland Public Health encourages the public to reduce risks this summer by embracing these steps aimed at preventing drowning and the spread of germs that cause recreational water illnesses.
Starting this fall, students entering the seventh and twelfth grades will also be required to receive the meningitis vaccine.
From May 23 to June 5, 2016, local law enforcement personnel will participate in the national Click It or Ticket campaign in an effort to save lives through increased seat belt use.
Bike to Work event expands to include an entire week of activities!
Richland Public Health is issuing a reminder for all pet owners to make sure their cats and dogs are vaccinated against rabies. There will be a free vaccine clinic on May 7.
Warm weather means motorcycles are back on the roads and May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. There's also a kickoff awareness event on May 7 at Boomers Powersports.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of April there were no traffic deaths in Richland County.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of March there were two traffic deaths in Richland County.
Beginning April, 2016, Richland Public Health will launch a new opportunity for customers of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library and the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby to check out electronic blood pressure monitoring kits.
April is National Distracted Driver Awareness Month. In addition, during Distracted Driver Enforcement Week, cops will be cracking down on this dangerous habit.
Richland Public Health has flu vaccine available to the public on a walk-in basis during regular business hours.
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of February there were no traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been no traffic-related fatalities so far this year.
Did you know that in 2014 there were 18 people killed in drunk-driving crashes on St. Paddyâ€™s Day? This year, if youâ€™ll be drinking alcohol, remember: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.
Richland Public Health has posted the totals for causes of death in 2015 as well as the statistics for births in the county.
Richland Public Health has started tobacco cessation classes called â€śPitch the Pack.â€ť The program is ongoing every Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m.
The Ohio Department of Health has announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the presence of the Zika (Zeek-ah) virus in two Ohio individuals who returned from Haiti.
Richland Public Healthâ€™s â€śWinter Hike for Healthâ€ť has expanded to include three hiking trail locations. The annual event will be held Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nationâ€™s No. 1 killer.
Richland Public Health has been approved to be a distributer of the life-saving drug Naloxone to first responders.