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...
RPH Awarded Drug Free Communities Grant

RPH Awarded Drug Free Communities Grant

Mansfield, OH — Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced 150 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.  The DFC Program provides grants to community coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local...

Clinic Flu Shots

Richland Public Health  recommends everyone age 6 months and older get an influenza (“flu”) vaccine. This recommendation follows Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Richland Public Health flu vaccines are available by appointment and walk-in at...
Ohio Tobacco 21 Law Starts

Ohio Tobacco 21 Law Starts

OHIO’S TOBACCO 21 LAW TAKE EFFECT OCTOBER 17, 2019 Richland County, OH — Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law takes effect today, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco products and alternative nicotine products such as e-cigarettes and vaping products from 18...
Safe Trick or Treat Halloween Tips

Safe Trick or Treat Halloween Tips

Nationally, more than 44 million children will be out trick-or-treating over the Halloween dates stretching from October 21 through October 31. Richland Public Health is sharing the following information about Halloween safety to help adults keep kids out of the...
Flu Clinics

Flu Clinics

Richland Public Health Flu Vaccine Clinics, October 24 and 30 Mansfield, OH — Richland Public Health  recommends everyone age 6 months and older get an influenza (“flu”) vaccine. This recommendation follows Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...