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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.

World TB Day

  |  March 21, 2014
World TB Day, falling on March 24th each year, is designed to build public awareness that tuberculosis today remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing the deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries.

AARP Driver Refresher Course

  |  March 18, 2014
The AARP Driver Safety Program will have its first class of 2014 on April 8 in the Corley Room at the Health Department from 9 am to 1 pm.

Groundwater Awareness Week

  |  March 11, 2014
It is estimated that 99 percent of all available fresh water is groundwater. Those facts alone justify the need for Groundwater Awareness Week, started 16 years ago by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA).

Fatal Traffic Report

  |  March 3, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of February there were no traffic deaths in Richland County.

St. Patrick's Day DUI

  |  February 27, 2014
As St. Patrick's Day approaches (March 17), the Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they've been drinking.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

  |  February 26, 2014
Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the The risk of getting colorectal cancer increases with age.

National Nutrition Month

  |  February 26, 2014
March is National Nutrition Month says "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right."

Final 2013 County Birth and Death Statistics

  |  February 21, 2014
The Health Department has posted the totals for causes of death in 2013 as well as the statistics for births in the county.

Health & Safety During Flooding

  |  February 21, 2014
There is a possibility of flooding this weekend as snow melt combines with rain for much of the Richland County area.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  February 6, 2014
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of January there were two traffic deaths in Richland County.

Winter Hike for Health, Feb. 22

  |  February 3, 2014
The Winter Hike for Health at Malabar Farm is Feb. 22 from 9 am to 2 pm.

Tremmel Appointed Health Commissioner

  |  January 28, 2014
The Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Board of Health is announcing the appointment of Martin Tremmel as the new Health Commissioner.

American Heart Month

  |  January 27, 2014
Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation’s No. 1 killer. To urge Americans to join the battle against these diseases, since 1963 Congress has proclaimed February “American Heart Month.”

Wear Red February 7

  |  January 27, 2014
On National Wear Red Day, February 7, 2014, Americans across the United States will wear red in unison to call attention to women’s heart health.

Winter Walking

  |  January 21, 2014
Be aware of the unique safety hazards associated with winter weather while "walking in a winter wonderland."

Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk

  |  January 21, 2014
Be the MVP of Safe and Responsible Driving on Super Bowl Sunday. Spread the message about designating a sober driver because: "Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk."

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  January 6, 2014
There have been nine (9) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Hypothermia Danger Signs

  |  January 2, 2014
With cold weather expected throughout January, including evening temperatures below zero, the Health Department is reminding Richland County residents to be aware of hypothermia (dangerously low body temperature).

Health Tips for the Holidays

  |  December 20, 2013
The Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department is sharing Holiday Health Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Free Hearing Screenings

  |  December 12, 2013
Health Department will be offering free hearing screenings for individuals 18 years and older on December 18 and 19 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Call 419-774-4540 to make an appointment.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

  |  December 9, 2013
From Dec. 13, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014, state and local law enforcement will be watching for drunk drivers to help keep roads safe for holiday travelers.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  December 3, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of November there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been seven (7) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.
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