Stop Mosquitoes and Ticks

Stop Mosquitoes and Ticks

Spring rains combined with warm weather make conditions favorable for mosquito breeding. Mosquitoes can breed in any standing water if it lasts at least seven days. “Our main focus is to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease,” Joe Harrod, Director of Environmental...
Bike and Motorcycle Month

Bike and Motorcycle Month

As the weather warms up so does the urge to get back outside and hit the road (or trail) on a bicycle or a motorcycle. That’s why May is a National event for both modes of transportation. May is National Bike Month as well as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month....
Rabies Warning

Rabies Warning

Pet Owners Urged to Have Animals Vaccinated; Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic on May 11 Warmer weather means more outdoor activities and that increases the risk of contact with an animal infected with the rabies virus. Incidences of rabies exposure usually start in April...
National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week

Richland County, OH — National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities...
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:...