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West Nile Virus Detected In Richland County

28 Jun , 2018  

Richland Public Health officials have been notified by the Ohio Department of Health, that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in Mifflin Township.

“To be very clear, this is not a human infection case, but our first positive WNV mosquito sample this year,” Joe Harrod, Director of Environmental Health at Richland Public Health, stated. Health Department officials have already sprayed the WNV positive area to discourage transmittal of the mosquito-borne illness to residents. More…


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Fireworks Safety Reminder

2 Jul , 2017  

North central Ohio is bursting with fireworks shows this weekend and through Independence Day this Tuesday. It is traditional at this time of the year to promote fireworks safety, as each year some celebrations in Ohio have unfortunate outcomes. More…

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