100 Years of Public Health

100 Years of Public Health

100 Years Later: How the Past Made Public Health Matter The week of April 1-7, 2019, is National Public Health Week and Richland Public Health along with other local health departments throughout Ohio are using the week to recognize 100 years of public health. 2019...
March 11 is World Plumbing Day

March 11 is World Plumbing Day

MCelebrated every year on March 11, World Plumbing Day is an international event initiated by the World Plumbing Council that recognizes the important role plumbing plays in our health and safety. Every person on the planet is affected by the availability of clean...
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...
Births & Deaths Report

Births & Deaths Report

Final 2018 Births and Deaths Report from Richland Public Health Mansfield, OH — Richland Public Health has posted the totals for causes of death in 2018 as well as the statistics for births in the county. The birth and death statistics are compiled monthly by the...

Power Outage Information

RICHLAND PUBLIC HEALTH RETURNED TO FULL SERVICE WITH PHONE AND INTERNET AT 1 P.M. TODAY (Monday, Feb. 25, 2019) Richland County — Richland Public Health has returned to full services following power being restored at 1:00 p.m. Monday. Phones and internet are also back...

Eggs & Issues

Breakfast with Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel presented by the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce Name: Eggs & Issues Breakfast with Health Commissioner Martin Tremmel Date: February 15, 2019Time: 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM EST Register Now Event Description:...
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...