National Public Health Week, April 6-12

National Public Health Week, April 6-12

Richland County, OH — National Public Health Week is April 6-12. Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. While a doctor treats people who are sick, those of us working in public health...

Four COVID-19 Cases in Richland County

Richland Public Health Reports 3rd and 4th Positive Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Richland County Richland County, OH, March 24 – Richland Public Health has been notified of a two additional positive test results for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for...

Richland County’s First Case of COVID-19

CLICK HERE to go to Richland Public Health’s main coronavirus page. For Immediate Release: March 19, 2020 Richland Public Health Reports First Positive Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Richland County Richland County, OH – Richland Public Health...
Coronavirus

Coronavirus

What does the Governor’s “Shelter in Place” directive mean? CLICK HERE for the Frequently Asked Questions from the Ohio Department of Health. Here’s the full list of the Essential Services in Ohio. CLICK HERE for the BIG List. ODH Hotline...
Severe Weather Safety

Severe Weather Safety

Ohio’s Severe Weather Safety Week is March 22-28. This is a great opportunity for homes, schools, and businesses to brush up on their knowledge of sever spring weather threats, and to test their safety plans. These mostly wet March days are a good time to prepare for...
Winter Walking Workouts

Winter Walking Workouts

TAKING YOUR WALKING WORKOUT OUTSIDE IN THE WINTER Walking in the winter offers you a refreshing change of pace. The invigorating cold air can clear your mind and reduce stress, which can be helpful for weight loss. Getting outside during daylight hours also increases...
Flu Season Arrives

Flu Season Arrives

Flu Season Has Arrived in Richland County Richland County, OH — According to data compiled by Public Health Nursing at Richland Public Health, flu season has arrived in Richland County. “We have started to see positive test results and hospitalizations due to...

Job Opening (2/17/2020)

                    RICHLAND PUBLIC HEALTH                                      JOB OPPORTUNITY Division:                                 Environmental Health Position:                                 Maintenance Aide – EH (Up to four [4] positions – Intermittent...
2020 Winter Hike for Health is Feb. 8

2020 Winter Hike for Health is Feb. 8

Richland County, OH — Richland Public Health’s annual “Winter Hike for Health” on Saturday, February 8, will be at 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....
Hypothermia Awareness

Hypothermia Awareness

Richland County, OH — Cold weather forecasts for mid-January and through February include as many as 34 daytime or evening temperatures in the teens or lower. Some of those teen evening temperatures will start this week. Richland Public Health is reminding Richland...
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