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Richland Public Health Announces Free Crib Program

13 Dec , 2018  

Richland Public Health and partner agencies will begin distributing free cribs (called Cribettes) to Medicaid-eligible new mothers and mothers-to-be through funds provided by the Richland County Youth and Family Council. More…

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Mansfield Police Share Reminder About Children And Firearms

14 Nov , 2018  

Earlier this week, the Mansfield Division of Police issued a press release on the subject of children and their access to firearms. In it, they shared:

The Mansfield Division of Police would like to remind parents in our community to speak to their children concerning the dangers of firearms and what to do, should one be found by a child. More…

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Richland Public Health Checking Car Seats During Child Passenger Safety Week

14 Sep , 2018  

Every day in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled-in properly in the correct car seats for their ages and sizes, most are not. If they are buckled up at all. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 46 percent of car seats are misused. To help combat this issue, Richland Public Health has announced its participation in Child Passenger Safety Week, a campaign dedicated to helping parents and caregivers make sure their children ride as safely as possible – every trip, every time. More…

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Schools

New School Buses Feature Child Safety Upgrades

7 Aug , 2018  

Additional safety – in the form of child restraints for very young students – is built into the two new special needs buses recently delivered to Mansfield City Schools. The 60-passenger buses, which also feature wheelchair power lifts, each has 16 of the child-restraint seats. More…

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