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Richland Public Health Encourages Handwashing

30 Nov , 2017  

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Richland Public Health reminds everyone of this important health measure by recognizing National Handwashing Awareness Week, December 3-9. More…

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Schools

Breakfast Important To Mansfield Students

13 Nov , 2017  

Each school day between 1,600 and 1,700 Mansfield City Schools students have breakfast in school cafeterias. The federally-funded meals are free to all children regardless of family income.

The Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of Agriculture underwrites the nonprofit breakfast program, administered statewide by the Ohio Department of Education. More…

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Ashland University, Ohio Health In Richland County Benefit From Grant Partnership

17 Oct , 2017  

Ashland University’s Dwight Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been awarded $198,828 in renewal grant funding from the Ohio Board of Nursing’s Nurse Education Grant Program (NEGP). This two-year grant funding makes possible Ashland’s “Undergraduate Nursing Expansion: Services Excellence and Clinical Faculty Joint Appointments” project in partnership with OhioHealth Mansfield and Shelby Hospitals. More…

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Parkrun Continues To Provide Fitness And Fun

8 Aug , 2017  

In January, Mansfield became just the eighth location in the United States for the internationally recognized weekly FREE 5K timed run known as parkrun.

Sponsored by the City of Mansfield Parks Department, the Richland County Park District (B&O Trail), and Richland Public Health’s Creating Healthy Communities grant, parkrun is not a race but a fitness and recreation opportunity for all ages. More…

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Mansfield Farmers Markets In Full Swing

18 Jun , 2017  

Now that summer is upon us, the farmers markets in and near Mansfield are sharing locally produced items for sale in several locations and at various times during the week. Here is a sampling of what’s on offer: More…

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Community Health Assessment Issued

5 May , 2017  

This week, Richland Public Health published the 2016 Richland County Community Health Assessment (“CHA”). Using data collected from over 1,700 Richland County residents, the CHA was designed by a collaborative group of 26 county, city, and area nonprofit organizations. More…

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Introducing Slow Roll Mansfield

9 Apr , 2017  

Richland Moves has announced a new initiative, called “Slow Roll Mansfield.”

Slow Roll Mansfield is an effort to build community through cycling. It takes the form of a ride in the evening through the city, and amongst friends and fellow community members. The rides are slow and fun, and everyone is invited to join in. More…

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Ohio EPA Releases Drinking Water Lead Maps; Richland County Included

16 Mar , 2017  

Maps identifying lead service lines across the state have been released by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Ohio has 1,878 Ohio public drinking water systems that were required to submit the maps by yesterday as part of recent drinking water reforms championed by Ohio Governor John Kasich to ensure our communities are provided information and being protected like never before from lead in drinking water. More…

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Neighborhood Walk And Talk This Sunday

7 Mar , 2017  

Join Just Walk Richland this coming Sunday for a Neighborhood Walk and Talk at First Congregational Church.

Dave Humeston, a Lexington High School graduate hiked 2,650 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail and will be talking about his journey. The talk will be preceeded by a two mile walk through the adjacent neighborhood.  More…

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City Takes Aim At Illegal Dumping

28 Feb , 2017  

Noting that violations take place on a regular basis, and cause a myriad of problems for neighboring properties and citizens in general, the City of Mansfield issued a news release on Monday aimed at those engaged in illegal dumping activity. More…

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All Things Business

OhioHealth Emergency Care Construction Underway In Ontario

26 Feb , 2017  

The competition for healthcare services continues unabated west of Mansfield, as construction of a new OhioHealth facility is underway at the same time that Avita Health Ontario Hospital has opened to the public. More…

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Run Walk Through Lexington

8 Feb , 2017  

Don’t let winter weather get you down. Come join in a run/walk for a great cause.

The Mardi Gras 5K will take a 3.1 mile route through the streets of Lexington on Sunday, February 26. Proceeds from the event benefit the Lexington Schools Music Boosters. The schedule for the event at Western Elementary School, 385 W. Main Street is as follows: More…

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