Flu Season Hits Richland County

The number of people hospitalized locally for flu-related illness has increased and that’s a sure indicator that flu season has arrived. There’s still time to get your flu shot. Find out all the details by clicking on the link.

Community Health Screenings

Free* health screenings for adults located at locations throughout Richland County starting in February. See our events calendar to find a date and location that works for you. (*Cholesterol checks are $12 and require a 12-hour fast.)

Taking Your Walking Outdoors

Richland Public Health encourages healthy exercise but remember that winter weather requires some special preparation. Keep these tips in mind.

Building Renovations

Richland Public Health broke ground on November 26 on building renovations that will make access to health services easier for the public.

WIC Services: Local WIC Offices in Richland and Ashland

The mission of the WIC program is to improve the health status and prevent health problems among Ohio’s at-risk women, infants, and children.

PHAB Accredited

Richland Public Health has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) .

Richland Public Health Is Here For You

See how Richland Public Health can help you or your business.

Emergency Preparedness

Richland Public Health is the lead agency in the event of a county emergency of a biological nature, either through an infectious disease or terrorist threat. But you should also be prepared in case of other emergencies.

Purchase Birth Certificates

Birth certificates will be mailed as soon as possible after ordering. Locally, mail delivery should take one to three days and less than a week out of state depending on your local mail service.

WIC (Women, Infants, Children)

WIC provides nutrition counseling, nutritious foods, help in finding health care, breastfeeding support & education, voter registration, and farmer’s market coupons for fresh fruits & vegetables during the summer months.

Commercial Plumbing Services

The Plumbing Inspection Unit ensures that all commercial and residential plumbing installations are in compliance with the regulations set forth by the Ohio Plumbing Code.

Your Richland Public Health

Our vision is to have the healthiest community possible where residents can enjoy optimal physical, emotional, and environmental health. Our mission is to assess, maintain, and improve the health and safety of the environment and community through quality public health services. Our goal is to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, promote preventative health care and healthy behaviors, and protect against injuries and environmental hazards.

Latest News

The 12 Ways to Health

The 12 Ways to Health

The holidays are a time to celebrate, give thanks, and reflect. They are also a time to pay special attention to your health. Give the gift of health and safety to yourself and others by following these holiday tips.

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Winter Walking Workouts

Winter Walking Workouts

TAKING YOUR WALKING WORKOUT OUTSIDE IN THE WINTER Walking in the winter offers you a refreshing change of pace. The invigorating cold air can clear your mind and reduce stress, which can be helpful for weight loss. Getting outside during daylight hours also increases...

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Flu Season Arrives

Flu Season Arrives

Flu Season Has Arrived in Richland County Richland County, OH — According to data compiled by Public Health Nursing at Richland Public Health, flu season has arrived in Richland County. “We have started to see positive test results and hospitalizations due to...

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Job Opening (2/17/2020)

                    RICHLAND PUBLIC HEALTH                                      JOB OPPORTUNITY Division:                                 Environmental Health Position:                                 Maintenance Aide – EH (Up to four [4] positions – Intermittent...

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2020 Winter Hike for Health is Feb. 8

2020 Winter Hike for Health is Feb. 8

Richland County, OH — Richland Public Health’s annual “Winter Hike for Health” on Saturday, February 8, will be at two locations. In addition to the traditional hike at Malabar Farm State Park, Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield is joining in the day’s healthy fun....

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Hypothermia Awareness

Hypothermia Awareness

Richland County, OH — Cold weather forecasts for mid-January and through February include as many as 34 daytime or evening temperatures in the teens or lower. Some of those teen evening temperatures will start this week. Richland Public Health is reminding Richland...

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Humphrey Named Next Health Commissioner

Sarah Goodwill Humphrey has been named Health Commissioner at Richland Public Health by the Board of Health. Humphrey, Health Commissioner at the Ashland County Health Department since 2016, succeeds Martin Tremmel who announced his retirement in November after...

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Upcoming Events

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Thu 20

Community Health Screening

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thu 27

Community Health Screening

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 02

Community Health Screening

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mar 03

Community Health Screening

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am