Possible Measles Exposure

As part of the ongoing measles outbreak in Ohio, Richland Public Health is investigating a confirmed case of measles who visited a local public place while infectious with measles. The measles case was at the following location during this date and time:

  • Richland Mall, 2209 Richland Mall Ontario, Ohio – Monday, 11/28/22 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

 Any unvaccinated individual at this location, during the listed time, is encouraged to watch for symptoms of measles and to go to their health care provider if they are sick. If someone is sick and has symptoms, they should call their health care provider to let them know that they have potential measles exposure before going into the provider’s office. 

We Want To Hear From You!

Richland Public Health is currently conducting the Community Health Assessement. This 15 minute survey about your health, wellbeing, and quality of life will provide valuable information to create change in Richland County!

Richland Public Health is currently out of COVID Test Kits. We will update the website and social media accounts when more are available.

Updated COVID-19 Guidance

Find updated information about COVID-19 symptoms, testing, and quarantining.

Questions about Monkeypox?

What is Monkeypox? How does it spread? Find the latest information here.

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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.

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