Kids, hot cars can be a deadly combination

Kids, hot cars can be a deadly combination

(StatePoint) Fifty-two children died in hot cars nationwide in 2018 of pediatric vehicular heatstroke, more than any other year on record in the past ...

July 9th, 2019 |  


It’s prime time for skeeters in Bellville; spraying schedule announced for next week

It’s prime time for skeeters in Bellville; spraying schedule announced for next week

BELLVILLE — It’s prime time for mosquitos in north central Ohio.To that, Richland County Health will be spraying in the Bellville this wee...

July 7th, 2019 |  


Sexual health clinic open at Galion health department

Sexual health clinic open at Galion health department

GALION — The Galion City Health Department is now doing testing and providing treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) in a safe, dis...

July 5th, 2019 updated: July 5th, 2019. |  



Long holiday weekends can be killers on nation’s roads

Long holiday weekends can be killers on nation’s roads

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Long holiday weekends can be dangerous on America’s roads, and Independence Day and the days surrounding the national h...

July 4th, 2019 |  


Leave the fireworks to the experts — About 1,730 fireworks injuries were to the eyes in 2018

Leave the fireworks to the experts — About 1,730 fireworks injuries were to the eyes in 2018

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Affiliate of Prevent Blindness, Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of State Fire Marshal, Center for Injury Resear...

July 3rd, 2019 |  


Ohio declares statewide hepatitis A outbreak

Ohio declares statewide hepatitis A outbreak

GALION — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has declared a statewide community outbreak of hepatitis A after observing an increase in cases linked ...

July 2nd, 2019 updated: July 2nd, 2019. |  


Health, immunzation clinics set in Clear Fork Valley

Free health screening July 3 in ButlerBUTLER — Richland Public Heath is sponsoring a free community health assessment in Butler on Wednesday Jul...

July 2nd, 2019 |  


Crawford-Marion ADAMH seeks input on community plan

Crawford-Marion ADAMH seeks input on community plan

MARION — Every two years, the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) requires ADAMH Boards across the state to compl...

July 1st, 2019 updated: July 4th, 2019. |  


Galion’s Bev Tatro honored for 30 years at Agency on Aging

Galion’s Bev Tatro honored for 30 years at Agency on Aging

ONTARIO – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. has recognized Bev Tatro, of Galion, for 30 years of service to the Area Agency on Aging. ...

June 30th, 2019 updated: June 30th, 2019. |  


Family fitness ideas for summer

Family fitness ideas for summer

(StatePoint) Oh summertime. The kids are out of school, and you’re already running out of ideas to keep them active.While watching television an...

June 30th, 2019 |