Stop Mosquitoes and Ticks

Stop Mosquitoes and Ticks

Spring rains combined with warm weather make conditions favorable for mosquito breeding. Mosquitoes can breed in any standing water if it lasts at least seven days. “Our main focus is to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease,” Joe Harrod, Director of Environmental...
Rabies Warning

Rabies Warning

Pet Owners Urged to Have Animals Vaccinated; Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic on May 11 Warmer weather means more outdoor activities and that increases the risk of contact with an animal infected with the rabies virus. Incidences of rabies exposure usually start in April...
Severe Spring Weather Safety

Severe Spring Weather Safety

Ohio Severe Weather Safety Week is March 17-23 Richland County — Ohio’s Severe Weather Safety Week is March 17-23. This is a great opportunity for homes, schools, and businesses to brush up on their knowledge of spring severe weather threats, and to test their safety...
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...