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Mansfield Farmers Markets In Full Swing

6 Jul , 2018  

With summer in full swing, 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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Mansfield Physician Among 36 Certified On Medical Marijuana

14 Apr , 2018  

When the State Medical Board of Ohio approved a list of 36 physicians across Ohio certified to recommend medical cannabis to patients this week, a Mansfield doctor was included. This list of independent physicians was the first made under the state’s new medical marijuana law.

The local physician certified was Dr. James Wolfe, who maintains a practice on Trimble Road in Mansfield. More…

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A New Website For Richland Public Health

5 Apr , 2018  

Another local governmental body has improved its online presence through the launching of a new website.

Following on the heels of a new Richland County site, the county’s public health district has unveiled the brand-new richlandhealth.org, which presents information about the agency’s services and resources in an attractive visual interface. More…

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County Pharmacies Participating In Effort To Reduce Senior Falling

22 Mar , 2018  

Certain types of medications and drug combinations can cause dizziness, drowsiness and confusion and could contribute to a life-changing fall in older adults. The Ohio Department of Aging, through its STEADY U Ohio initiative, is partnering with the Ohio Pharmacists Association, Ohio’s colleges of pharmacy, and pharmacies around the state to help older Ohioans and their caregivers understand and minimize the risk of falling potentially caused by the medicines they take to remain healthy. More…

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Yoga And Cello

4 Mar , 2018  

OhioHealth, the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, and Kingwood Center Gardens are teaming up to continue “Hatha + Harmony,” the popular series of free yoga classes accompanied by musicians from the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra that began in 2016. More…

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Check Out A Monitor To Check Out Your Health

2 Feb , 2018  

Over the last year and a half, we’ve looked at the expanding offerings from the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. In addition to books, that would include other items such as bicycles and wi-fi hotspots.

That list is now growing as Richland Public Health has created an opportunity for customers of the MRCPL and the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby to check out electronic blood pressure monitoring kits. More…

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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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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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