Departments & Services
The Environmental Health Division performs a variety of programs that educate our community, prevent exposures and protect our citizens from adverse effects of illnesses, diseases and injuries in our county.
Health Promotion and Education is an informational link to the community and the media. Services include programs on risk reduction and healthy lifestyles, health screenings for public and private employees, resource materials on health topics.
The Public Health Clinic at Richland Public Health provides non-emergency public health care services for people of all ages who are residents of Richland County.
The Public Health Nursing division consists of public health nurses who provide a variety of public health programs to the community.
The Vital Statistics division at Richland Public Health maintains records of all births and deaths in Richland County since 1909 (excluding Shelby).
WIC is a nutrition education program for pregnant women, women who have a baby less than six months old, breastfeeding mothers, and infants and children up to 5 years old.
Certain immunizations are required for entrance of children into Kindergarten and 7th Grade. Richland Public Health offers immunizations at 11 different walk-in clinics. See the story in the news section below or click the immunization slideshow picture above.