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Food Safety for Holiday Meals

  |  October 30, 2013
Here’s a quick reminder about the importance of food safety, especially with Holiday Meals in the coming months. The Four Steps To Food Safety can help prevent foodborne illness in the home.

Drive Sober on Halloween

  |  October 17, 2013
As party going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween this October, the Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reminds everyone to “keep the party off the road."

Halloween Safety

  |  October 15, 2013
Reducing the Top 5 Halloween Safety Risks: Some facts to help make families more aware of Halloween Hazards and help keep trick-or-treaters safe.

Teen Driver Safety Week

  |  October 9, 2013
National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 20-26, is dedicated to raising awareness and seeking solutions to unnecessary teen deaths on the road.

Fall Hike for Health

  |  October 7, 2013
The annual fall “Hike For Health” is this Saturday, October 12, at Malabar Farm from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check-in is at the Visitor Center.

Tips to Avoid Deer Crashes

  |  October 1, 2013
Vehicular collisions with deer declined in both Ohio and Richland County last year, but such crashes still caused 6 deaths in the state and 874 injuries, along with many millions of dollars in damage.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  October 1, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of September there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been six (6) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.

Homecoming Driver Safety

  |  September 19, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is asking for help from parents of teenagers as Homecoming events for local schools begin.

Child Passenger Safety Week

  |  September 9, 2013
The goal of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21) is to make sure all children are secured properly in appropriate seats, every trip, every time.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  September 3, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of August there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been five (5) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.

Protect Babies from Whooping Cough

  |  August 30, 2013
Whooping cough is very contagious and most severe for babies. Find out how you can protect your baby.

2013 Flu Clinic Schedule

  |  August 29, 2013
Everyone should get a seasonal flu shot. The Health Department has scheduled 13 dates and 10 different sites for 2013 flu immunization clinics. The schedule is available now.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Kickoff

  |  August 23, 2013
Representatives of Richland County law enforcement agencies gathered at the Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department for a kickoff of the crackdown on drunk driving known as “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

School Pedestrian and Bus Traffic Safety

  |  August 19, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition is issuing a reminder for drivers to be cautious driving in school zones and around school buses.

National Crackdown on Drunk Driving

  |  August 7, 2013
From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown will run from August 16 through September 2, 2013.

Traffic Fatality Update

  |  August 7, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of July there were no traffic deaths in Richland County.

Tremmel Named Interim Commissioner

  |  July 30, 2013
Martin Tremmel has been appointed Interim Health Commissioner for the Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department.

Walk-in Immunization Clinics

  |  July 25, 2013
Health Department Public has scheduled extra clinics for school immunizations for ages 11 to 18 for August 2 from 12 to 3 p.m. and August 23 from 9 a.m. to Noon.

AARP Senior Driving Class

  |  July 24, 2013
The AARP Driver Safety Program, hosted by the Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department, will have a class on August 14 from 9 am to 1 pm.

Bad Ohio Drivers

  |  July 23, 2013
Bad drivers in Ohio? You bet. 886,201 individuals made driving more dangerous for everyone else in Ohio.

Good Hygiene Around Fair Animals

  |  July 18, 2013
As Ohio’s 2013 agricultural fair season kicks off, the Ohio Departments of Health (ODH) and Agriculture (ODA) are reminding Ohioans to practice good hygiene when visiting livestock exhibits this summer.

Eliminate Mosquitoes Breeding Areas

  |  July 15, 2013
Public health officials at the Health Department are reminding the public that now is the time to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas.

Heat Safety

  |  July 15, 2013
With heat and humidity on the rise, the Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department urges residents to use extra care to avoid heat-related illness.

Flood Relief

  |  July 15, 2013
With the severe flooding that has occurred in Richland County, State Representative Mark Romanchuk (R-Ontario) would like to make any affected citizens aware of the local resources that are available to them.

Well Water Testing

  |  July 12, 2013
The Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department is offering free bacteria testing of wells that have been subjected to flood waters. To get your well tested, call 419-774-4520.

Health and Safety During Floods

  |  July 9, 2013
With more flooding possible, the Health Department offers these tips to help Richland County residents protect themselves and their children from potential hazards during and after a flood.

Fireworks Safety

  |  July 1, 2013
The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals.

June Traffic Fatality Report

  |  July 1, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of June there were no traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been four traffic-related fatalities in Richland County through the first six months.

July 4th Drunk Driving Awareness

  |  June 20, 2013
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.

Traffic Fatality Report

  |  June 3, 2013
The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of May there was one traffic death in Richland County. There have been four traffic-related fatalities in Richland County through the first five months.
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