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Butler Family Gets Healthy Home

  |  July 29, 2014
Over four months, funding from ODH and Richland Public Health created a healthier home environment for the Scott and Amanda Rimar family of Butler.

Measles Update: Unified Command Demobilizes

  |  July 29, 2014
The Unified Command to coordinate efforts to halt a measles outbreak that started in early June is demobilizing on July 31 due to no additional cases found over the last three weeks.

Back to School Immunizations

  |  July 15, 2014
The recent measles outbreak in North Central Ohio has highlighted the need for parents and guardians to be sure their school-aged children are up-to-date on all needed vaccinations.

Measles Update/July Clinics

  |  July 1, 2014
Richland Public Health officials are continuing to encourage residents to get vaccinated with the free Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine due to the continuation of cases of measles in several Ohio counties, including Richland County.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  July 1, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of June there were no traffic deaths in Richland County.

Designate A Driver for July 4th

  |  June 25, 2014
This Fourth of July the Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is reminding everyone that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving and to designate a sober driver before the celebrations begin.

Measles Outbreak Continues to Spread

  |  June 10, 2014
The number of measles cases linked to an outbreak in north central Ohio has increased to 270 and the outbreak is spreading beyond the six county North Central Ohio group.

Measles Clinics

  |  June 2, 2014
Richland Public Health has eight measles clinics scheduled for June. All MMR vaccine administered at these clinics is free of charge.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  June 2, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of May there were no traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been two traffic-related fatalities so far this year.

Network of Care

  |  May 21, 2014

Healthy Swimming

  |  May 15, 2014
The week before Memorial Day has been designated National Recreational Water Illness and Injury (RWII) Prevention Week.

Ticks Abound in Ohio Again

  |  May 13, 2014
Richland Public Health is issuing a warning about the abundance of ticks being reported in Richland County. Ticks are a health concern because they can transmit diseases.

Click It or Ticket Seat Belt Enforcement

  |  May 12, 2014
The 2014 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 19 and continues through June 1 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.

Senior Driving Refresher Class

  |  May 8, 2014
The AARP Driver Safety Program, hosted by the Richland Public Health Department, will have its second class of 2014 on May 21.

Two new Measles Clinics Set

  |  May 6, 2014
Measles Vaccine Clinics Scheduled in Richland County: Thursday, May 8 at Richland Public Health and Wednesday, May 14 at Shelby City Hall.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Pictures

  |  May 5, 2014
May 3 was the Motorcycle Safety Awarness Kickoff at Boomer's Powersports with Blessing of the Bikes and First Ride.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  May 1, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of April there were no traffic deaths in Richland County.

Measles Confirmed in Richland County

  |  May 1, 2014
Richland Public Health is announcing that Richland County has one confirmed and three suspected measles cases.

Measles Vaccine Clinics

  |  April 28, 2014
Richland Public Health is scheduling two measles clinics for residents to get their vaccine. MMR vaccine administered at these clinics, the Richland Public Health Clinic and all Neighborhood Clinics will be Free of Charge.

Motorcycle Awareness Month

  |  April 28, 2014
Warm weather also 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.

Measles Alert

  |  April 25, 2014
Public Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Outbreak: No cases in Richland County but cases in Knox County and Holmes County.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 26

  |  April 21, 2014
Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 26 from 10 to 2 p.m. at six Richland County sites.

Rabies Alert - Free Clinic

  |  April 15, 2014
Richland Public Health is issuing a reminder for all pet owners to make sure their cats, dogs, and ferrets are vaccinated against rabies. There will be a free clinic on May 10.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Event

  |  April 14, 2014
To bring attention to Motorcycle Safety Awareness, Richland Public Health and Richland County Safe Communities have joined with Boomer’s Powersports in Mansfield in sponsoring a ride on May 3.

Name Change

  |  April 7, 2014
On April 7, 2014, Monday of National Public Health Week, the Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department officially changed its name to Richland Public Health. With the name change, Richland Public Health also adopted a new logo.

Minority Health Fair

  |  April 3, 2014
The Annual Minority Health Fair will be held Saturday, April 26, at the Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center, 445 Bowman St., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  April 1, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of March there were no traffic deaths in Richland County.

April is Distracted Driving Month

  |  March 31, 2014
April is National Distracted Driver Awareness Month, dedicated to bringing attention to the increasing amount of crashes and resulting injuries and fatalities caused by driver inattention.

Earth Stewardship Contest

  |  March 28, 2014
The Earth Stewardship Steering Committee is pleased to announce April and May as the 2014 Earth Stewardship Celebration and is announcing two contests for Planting Pride in Mansfield/Richland County.

Mumps Information

  |  March 28, 2014
An update on the Mumps Outbreak in Columbus. Richland County has not had any confirmed. Please read this news release and the links provided.
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Teen Walk-in Immunization Clinic
July 30, 2014
Teen Walk-in Immunization Back-to-School Clinic at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm on July 30....read more
Community Health Screenings
August 4, 2014
Community Health Screening, Lexington Depot, 67 E. Main St., Lexington, 9 - 10 a.m....read more
Neighborhood Immunizations
August 6, 2014
Lucas Village Offices, 101 East 1st Street, Lucas, 9 - 11:30 a.m....read more
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