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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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AARP Senior Driving Program Dates Set For Remainder Of 2018

12 Mar , 2018  

The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have a class on Tuesday, March 27. The class will be in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot, back entrance) at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield. More…

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Richland County 2017 Vital Statistics Released

23 Feb , 2018  

Richland Public Health has posted the totals for causes of death in 2017 as well as the statistics for births in the county. The birth and death statistics are compiled monthly by the Vital Statistics office at Richland Public Health, the same office that provides birth and death certificates. More…

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It’s American Heart Month

12 Feb , 2018  

Cardiovascular diseases, including stroke, are our nation’s No. 1 killer. Those figures include Richland County where Richland Public Health’s 2017 Causes of Death in Richland County (includes the City of Shelby) also shows heart disease as the number one killer. February is American Heart Month, focusing attention on efforts to reduce those numbers nationally and locally. More…

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Winter Hike For Health This Saturday

6 Feb , 2018  

Richland Public Health’s “Winter Hike for Health” on Saturday, February 10 will be in 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.

Enjoy the winter wonderland with hikes through the woods at either location from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hikes are self-guided on easy trails so everyone in the family can participate. More…

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Immunizations And Health Screenings Through Richland Public Health

27 Jan , 2018  

Throughout the year, Richland Public Health offers health screenings throughout Richland County for child and adult vaccinations (Neighborhood Immunization Clinics) and regular health checkups for the entire family (Community Health Screenings). Below are quick links to the information on these screenings where you can get downloadable PDFs with dates, locations, and times. More…

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Richland Public Health Offering Free Radon Test Kits

12 Jan , 2018  

The Environmental Health Division of Richland Public Health wants county residents to take advantage of “National Radon Action Month” and test their homes for the presence of radon gas. FREE radon test kits (one per home) can be picked up at the Environmental Health Department window at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. Please bring your driver’s license with you. More…

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Winter Driving Safety Tips From Richland Public Health

5 Jan , 2018  

Winter snow arrived for Christmas and frigid temperatures will end 2017 and begin 2018. Richland Public Health is reminding all county residents to be prepared for winter driving season.

The leading cause of death during winter storms is motor vehicle crashes. About 6000 traffic deaths and 480,000 traffic injuries occur each year due to winter weather. So how do you keep yourself from becoming one of those statistics? More…

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Richland Public Health Releases Strategic Plan

7 Dec , 2017  

Earlier this week, Richland Public Health released its 2018-2020 strategic plan.

RPH is currently in its last month of its initial three-year plan, and developed the new plan with the assistance of staff and community partners. A consultant was utilized with the strategic planning process, who conducted surveys, reviewed internal plans and documents, and engaged with collaborative planning sessions with staff. 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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Richland Public Health: The Best Toys Are Safe Toys

26 Nov , 2017  

Black Friday shoppers were out in strong numbers in Mansfield and Ontario on Friday, many of whom were purchasing gifts for children.

Christmas is a time especially for children and for children this means toys.  Each year more than 3 billion toys and games are sold in the United States with 65 percent of these sales occurring between Thanksgiving and the day before Christmas. Although toys are fun and educational they can be dangerous. More…

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AARP Driver Safety Program Offered

1 Nov , 2017  

The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have its last class of 2017 on Tuesday, November 14. The class will be in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot, back entrance) at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield.

The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom refresher course for motorists age 50 and older. The class is a one-day four-hour course. The course uses the “Smart Driver” information that was completely revised in 2014 with new material and videos. More…

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American Idol Finalist To Perform In Mansfield

27 Oct , 2017  

Richland Public Health is sponsoring two concerts by Singer/Songwriter Crystal Bowersox at Richland Academy of the Arts, 75 West Walnut Street, Mansfield, on November 2.

The first concert is at 1:30 PM and is an exclusive concert for area students and children with diabetes and is by special invitation only. The second concert is open to everyone and begins at 8 PM. Call 419-522-8224 for tickets and additional information. More…

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Flu Vaccine Clinics This Week

23 Oct , 2017  

It’s that time of the year again! Richland Public Health says everyone age 6 months and older needs a flu vaccine.

The Health Department will hold two flu vaccine clinics for Richland County residents: More…