Get a FREE Health Checkup at our Community Health Screenings

Staffed by Public Health Nurses at locations throughout Richland County. Click the tab below to find the best location for you and get 2019 off to a healthy start.

Flu Season Arrives

According to data compiled by Public Health Nursing at Richland Public Health, flu season has arrived in Richland County.

Free Crib Program for Richland County

Richland Public Health and Partner Agencies are distributing FREE Cribs to qualifying moms and mothers-to-be through funding from Richland County Youth and Family Council.

Winter Workouts

Taking your walking workout outside in the winter.

Winter Weather Safety

Richland Public Health has a huge page with Winter Health and Safety Tips for Individuals, Families, Homes, and Vehicles. We included helpful graphics from Weather-Ready Nation.

Walk-in Flu Shots in Our Clinic or call 419-774-4700 for Appointments

Everyone age six months and up needs a flu shot.

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.

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

Eggs & Issues

Breakfast with Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel presented by the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce Name: Eggs & Issues Breakfast with Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel Date: February 15, 2019Time: 7:30 AM - 8:45 AM EST Register Now Event Description: Martin...

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Prepare for Bitter Cold

Richland Public Health is sharing this information from the Ohio Department of Aging on extreme temperatures and bitter cold. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 28, 2019 Contact: (614) 466-9614, jratliff@age.ohio.gov Department of Aging reminds older adults, families that...

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Extreme Cold Alert

A Wind Chill Warning for the entire area from this evening to Thursday afternoon. Dangerously cold wind chills are expected to last for a couple days and could be life-threatening.What to expect: ...Frigid Temperatures with Extremely Dangerous Wind Chills...

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Whooping Cough Cases Increase

Mansfield, OH — Richland Public Health officials have noticed an increase in reported cases of “whooping cough” (pertussis) in the county. The Health Department’s Communicable Disease Unit is investigating the reports and collaborating with school officials and other...

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Hike for Health February 9

Richland Public Health’s “Winter Hike for Health” on Saturday, February 9, will be in 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. Enjoy the winter wonderland with...

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Hypothermia

Cold weather forecasts for late January and into February include as many as 24 daytime or evening temperatures in the teens or lower. This extreme cold air comes right on top of a possible winter storm starting this weekend (Jan. 19-20, 2019). Richland Public Health...

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Thu 28

Community Health Screening: Lucas Community Center

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mar 04

Community Health Screening: The Friendly House

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mar 07