National Preparedness Month 2022

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...
West Nile Virus Detected

West Nile Virus Detected

Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Detected in Jackson Township Richland County, Ohio – Richland Public Health officials have been notified by the Ohio Department of Health that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in Jackson Township. “To be...
COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance

CLICK HERE to report a POSITIVE COVID-19 home test CLICK HERE to fill out your COVID-19 Questionaire The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the CDC has updated the guidance for isolation and quarantine. Please see the information below. Isolation and Quarantine...

CORONAVIRUS DATA

DATA WILL BE UPDATED BY 3 PM ON SELECT DAYS This Update: 06/02/2022. 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...
Severe Weather Safety

Severe Weather Safety

Ohio’s Severe Weather Safety Week is March 20-26. 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 plans. These mostly wet March days are a good time to prepare for...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Fall Hike for Health 2021

Fall Hike for Health 2021

FALL HIKE FOR HEALTH IS OCTOBER 16 Richland County, OH — Richland Public Health’s “Fall Hike for Health” is Saturday, October 16, at Malabar Farm State Park and Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield. The fall hikes mark 20 years at Malabar Farm State Park and six years at...
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