| November 26, 2014
World AIDS Day is held on December 1st each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV.
| November 20, 2014
Each year more than 3 billion toys and games are sold in the United States with 65 percent of these sales occurring between Thanksgiving and the day before Christmas. Here's some tips to make sure your toys are safe and age appropriate.
| November 18, 2014
Richland Public Health has added two "last chance" walk-in flu clinics: Tuesday, November 25 from 3 to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, December 3 from 2 to 6 p.m.
| November 17, 2014
Richland Public Health and the Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is providing tips for winter driving season.
| November 13, 2014
Ontario Police Chief Rodney Smith asks that drivers show patience with increased traffic as they start holiday shopping.
| November 11, 2014
For Thanksgiving travel, Buckle Up, America: Every Trip, Every Time. In 2012, more than 300 people were killed in crashes on Thanksgiving weekend.
| November 3, 2014
Richland Public Health wants everyone to remain healthy for the holidays. The Four Steps To Food Safety can help prevent foodborne illness in the home, especially with Holiday Meals in the coming months.
| November 3, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of October there were no traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been nine (9) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.
| November 2, 2014
Updates with links to more information from the Ohio Department of Health and Richland Public Health on Ebola preparedness plans.
| October 23, 2014
Richland Public Health received an award from The Ohio State University for its role as part of a group effort in stopping the measles outbreak this summer.
| October 22, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is reminding all drivers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving because every Halloween there are still some people who think they can drive after drinking.
| October 17, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is releasing the following information to help inform families and keep kids out of the emergency room.
| October 11, 2014
Teen Driver Safety Week, October 19 – 25, aims to encourage the parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.
| October 10, 2014
Richland Public Health recently completed their Strategic Plan for 2014-2017. You can read the document and then comment by filling out a survey.
| October 6, 2014
Vehicular collisions with deer declined again in both Ohio and Richland County last year, but caution is still being urged. Such collisions caused seven deaths, 844 injuries and millions of dollars in property damage.
| October 5, 2014
Richland Public Health will be sponsoring the annual fall “Hike For Health,” Saturday, October 11, at Malabar Farm. The hikes through the woods to enjoy the beauty of Ohio’s fall colors at Malabar Farm will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
| October 3, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of September there were two traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been nine (9) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.
| September 22, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is asking for help from parents of teenagers as Homecoming events for local schools begin.
| September 12, 2014
Ohio hospitals are experiencing an increase in the number of patients with respiratory illnesses, especially children. This increase may be associated with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), which has been confirmed in other states.
| September 10, 2014
Prescription Drug Take Back Day is September 27 from 10 am to 2 pm with five drop-off locations.
| September 8, 2014
The goal of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20) is to make sure all children are secured properly in appropriate seats; every trip, every time.
| September 3, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of August there were three traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been seven (7) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.
| August 26, 2014
The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have its next class at the Area Agency on Aging on September 18.
| August 18, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is issuing a reminder for drivers to be cautious driving in school zones and around school buses.
| August 7, 2014
Richland County Law Enforcement joins "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" National Crackdown on drunk driving, August 15 - September 1.
| August 4, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of July there were two traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been four (4) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
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