Ross County Health District Discontinues Contact Tracing Per Ohio Department of Health Recommendation

Ross County Health District Discontinues Contact Tracing Per Ohio Department of Health Recommendation

Due to updated Ohio Department of Health guidance, effective immediately, the Ross County Health District (RCHD) will no longer be conducting contact tracing or providing quarantine release letters to the general public for COVID-19. This decision has come as a result of high case numbers of COVID-19, the quick spread and rapid clinical course of…

Ross County Health District Awarded Ohio Buckles Buckeye Grant

Ross County Health District Awarded Ohio Buckles Buckeye Grant

Building on the success of our current community-based programs, the Ross County Health District (RCHD) is adding the Ohio Buckles Buckeye program! The Ohio Buckles Buckeye (OBB) grant provides child safety seats and booster seats to eligible low-income families throughout Ohio. The goals of this program are to increase the availability of child safety seats…

West Nile Virus Detected in Ross County Mosquitoes

West Nile Virus Detected in Ross County Mosquitoes

First Group of mosquitoes to test positive for West Nil Virus this Season in Ross County Ross County Health District’s director of environmental health, Kelly Spindler, and Health Commissioner Garrett Guillozet announced today that the first group of mosquitoes to test positive in Ross County for West Nile Virus has been confirmed by the Ohio…

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Ross County

National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Ross County

Ross County is under a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service for Thursday, August 12. The Ross County Health District asks that all Ross countians be aware of the risks and use the recommendations below to stay safe. We hope that if you attend the Ross County Fair today, that you take extra…