Prepare for Bitter Cold

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...
Extreme Cold Alert

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...
Whooping Cough Cases Increase

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...
Hike for Health February 9

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...
Hypothermia

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...