Mansfield/Ontario/Richland County Health Department: Your Health is Our Department!
CONTACT US: Have a health-related concern or question? Send us an email and we'll direct your question to the proper division so you can get an answer by return e-mail. Send your questions to this web page e-mail link.
The Health Department began in 1910 in the City of Mansfield. Today it includes all of Richland County (except the City of Shelby) to protect and promote the health and welfare of the public.
Download Health Information (PDF)
Links to External Health Resources
Milestones in Ohio Public Health
Vital Stats - Birth & Death Certificates
The Vital Statistics division maintains the records of all births and deaths in Richland County since 1908 (excluding Shelby).
Vital Stats Division Information
Apply for a Birth or Death Certificate
County Birth and Death Statistics
Public Health Clinic
We provide non-emergency health care at the Public Health Clinic for Richland County residents of all ages.
Clinic Hours, Information & Contacts
HIV Testing & Schedule
Prenatal Health Care & Pregnancy Test
Sports & Work Physicals
Public Health Nursing
We provide services throughout Richland County with satellite clinics, health screenings and home visits.
PHN Information & Contacts BCCP (Cancer Screenings for Women)
BCMH (Medically Handicapped Children)
Community Health Screenings
New Baby Home Visits
Senior Health Screening Schedule
We direct a variety of programs that prevent, protect and educate our community about potentially harmful elements in our environment.
EH Information and Contacts
We are the informational link to the community and the media. Contact us for health information and speakers.
Child Passenger Safety Seats
County Employee Wellness Program
Health Report Newsletter (PDF)
WIC is a nutrition education program. WIC provides nutritious foods, help in finding health care, voter registration, and farmer's market coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables.
WIC Information and Contacts WIC Class Schedule (Open to the public)
The Health Department is the lead agency in the event of a county emergency of a biological nature, either through an infectious disease or terrorist threat.
Preparedness News & Contacts
Recovery from a Flood (Clean-up)
Click these Links for health news from: The Ohio Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
See Richland County Website for other county agencies.
What Is Public Health? What does Public Health Do? Click the link and find out how we can be: The Healthiest Nation in 1 Generation.
Additional Walk-in Flu Clinics at the Health Department
Think it's too late to get a flu shot? It's not! The Health Department has added three additional seasonal flu shots clinics.
Flu season runs through February so getting your flu shot now is the best way to protect you and others from getting sick over the holidays.
The additional clinics are on a walk-in basis at the Health Department. The dates are: Nov. 23 from 1-6 pm; Dec. 6 from 11 am - 6 pm; and Dec. 14 from 1-6 pm.
The flu vaccine cost is $10 for children 6-months-old through age 18 and $22 for adults age 19 and up. Please bring your driver’s license and Medicare/Medicaid card to speed the processing at clinics.
BLACK FRIDAY? Could Be If You Don't Follow These Tips
June 18, 2010: Here's the link to the YouTube Seat Belt Advocacy commercial from the UK that is so popular.
Page last updated on 11/23/10. E-mail to Reed Richmond, Health Educator with corrections or web site problems.
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