Toy Buying Safety

Toy Buying Safety

Think Safety When Buying Holiday Toys Richland County, OH — 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...

Tremmel to retire

After 6 years as Health Commissioner of Richland Public Health, Martin Tremmel has announced his retirement at the end of January 2020. Throughout his tenure, Tremmel has lead Richland Public Health through a period of growth and transformation. One of the brightest...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Washington, D.C. — The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and more than 4,200 national, tribal, and community law enforcement partners will hold another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26. Americans can take their pills (no...
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...
Narcan Training

Narcan Training

Richland Public Health is hosting two Project DAWN (Deaths Avoided With Naloxone) training and distribution classes in September. Through the Project DAWN program, Richland Public Health is able to educate, train and distribute Project DAWN kits to concerned...
Preparedness Month

Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month (NPM*) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. It’s an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families for when an emergency...
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