COVID-19 Home Test Kits

 We are currently out of COVID-19 Home Test Kits. We are experiencing a high volume of calls. We do not know when we will receive more test kits. We will update our website and social media when these are available. We appreciate your patience and ask that you continue to follow the guidance and stay home if you are ill.

Winter Safety

From driving to shoveling to preparing for winter storms, to staying warm at home or while outside playing or exercising, and to keeping others safe as well.

Updated COVID-19 Guidance

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

Coronavirus Data

Statistical information on COVID-19 cases and deaths in Richland County, Ohio, the United States and Globally. Includes the virus timeline and links to statistical data sources.

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

CORONAVIRUS DATA

DATA WILL BE UPDATED BY 3 PM ON SELECT DAYS This Update: 01/14/2022. For COVID-19 Vaccine Registration see: richlandhealth.org/vaccine-registration/ Links to data sources are at the bottom of the page if you need more frequent updates. RICHLAND COUNTY PANDEMIC...

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COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance

CLICK HERE to report a POSITIVE COVID-19 home test • The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has updated the guidance for isolation and quarantine. Please see the information below. ODH Quarantine Guidance Flow Chart • Isolation: For those who are infected with COVID-19,...

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12 Holiday Tips

12 Holiday Tips

12 Health Tips to Light Up Your Holidays Richland Public Health is sharing Holiday Health Tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*. Follow these 12 recommended tips for self-care this season. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy and...

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Toy Buying Safety

Toy Buying Safety

Think Safety When Buying Christmas Toys Christmas is a time especially for children and for children this means toys.  Each year more than 3 billion toys and games are sold in the United States with 65 percent of these sales occurring between Thanksgiving and the day...

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Winter Weather Strikes Early

Winter Weather Strikes Early

November 10, 2021 Top Winter Driving Tip? Slow Down! Richland County, Ohio — It may be hard to believe if you were enjoying the warm weather earlier this week, but Richland County may be looking at winter weather with possible snow flurries on Sunday, November 14, and...

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Holiday Food Safety

Holiday Food Safety

Four Steps to Food Safety for Holiday Meals Richland Public Health wants everyone to remain healthy for the holidays. Foodborne illness, often called food poisoning, is a common, costly—yet preventable—public health problem. Each year, about 1 in 6 Americans (or 48...

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