Friday Update: Coronavirus Mid-Ohio Impact

Click here for the latest information from Richland Public Health.

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The Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo scheduled for March 20-22, 2020 has been postponed.

Concert Giants Put Arena Tours on Hold

Live Nation and AEG say they're halting all big-scale tours until the start of April.

UH Samaritan Medical Center Community Events Postponed

St. Joseph Catholic Church Altar & Rosary Society

Plymouth, Ohio - Spaghetti Dinner, Sunday, March 22, 2020 (postponed)


All City of Mansfield recreational activities and programs will be suspended until further notice.

Little Buckeye Children's Museum

Closed effective TFN.

City of Mansfield Income Tax Office Closed to Public effective March 16

Due to concerns for public health the City of Mansfield Income Tax office will be closed to the public

Click here here for all the information

Richland Newhope’s Step into Spring Event at the Richland Mall on March 27th is CANCELED

Statement Regarding Activities at St. Peter's Parish & School

Click here for the press release

Richland Academy Friends

Richland Academy of the Arts will suspend all classes and lessons through April 5, 2020. During this time the building will be closed.

As of now we plan to resume on Monday, April 6, 2020.



THE OHIO CIVIL WAR SHOW at the Richland County fairgrounds May 2nd & 3rd, has been canceled.

Mansfield/Richland County Public Library

All 9 locations as of Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m. will be closing until Monday, April 6, 2020 .


Ashland Public Library to close all operations to the public until further notice.

Mansfield City Schools To Begin Sack Lunch, Breakfast Distribution

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Custom Conchos Swap Meet at Richland County Fair grounds

Cancelled this weekend. Rescheduled for May 16th.

Pastures for Profit Grazing School hosted by Richland Soil and Water Conservation District

Scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, April 1 & 2 and Saturday, April 4, 2020, has been postponed. The rescheduled date will be posted as soon as it is available.

Mansfield Area Y Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

Per Governor DeWine’s order to close fitness facilities, the Mansfield Area Y is closed. As we are allowed, we will be continuing to provide child care services with these exceptions:

o Immediate family only for pick-up/drop-off

o No outside visitors or volunteers for programming allowed

o Children will not have access to the YMCA gymnasium and pool

The Mansfield Art Center closed to the public until further notice

The Art Center is closely monitoring the changing status of the coronavirus outbreak, and we will continue to follow the recommendations of public health authorities.

Shelby Marvin Memorial Library will be CLOSED until further notice, beginning Wednesday 3/18/2020.


In accordance with Governor Mike DeWine’s Executive Order, we have rescheduled, postponed or cancelled our events through May 8, 2020.

The Richland County Juvenile Court’s Truancy Education Program scheduled for March 18, 2020 and April 1, 2020 will be postponed until April 15, 2020. 

Tappan Community Credit Union has cancelled their Annual Meeting Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Mansfield Liederkranz.

OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff

If you have questions, please contact your local OSU Extension office. Richland County phone – 419-747-8755

The Reformatory will be closing as of March 23rd.

YMCA to provide Pandemic Care

YMCA Fran’s Child Care (750 Scholl Road) and Ontario Y Child Care (2200 Bedford Blvd) locations will open to provide Temporary Pandemic Child Care for the children of “essential service employees”.

More details will be available on the Y’s website, and scroll down to Pandemic Care “Get info” to fill out the form.

Richland County Democratic Party Cancellations

Richland County Democratic Party has cancelled the regularly scheduled April 9 Executive Committee meeting. The officers of the party urge members and all to comply with the Director of Health’s “Stay at Home” order. In addition, the Party has suspended the rental of the headquarters facility until further notice. To keep informed regarding the Richland County Democratic Party visit the Party’s website at

2020 Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Reschedule Update

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announced today that the 2020 Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio originally set for May 1-3, 2020, has been rescheduled to Sept. 25-27, 2020. 

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series are confirmed to run on the new September weekend. Additional series updates, broadcast information and event schedules will be announced as they become available.

The rescheduled date is subject to the ongoing guidance and mandates of national, state and local authorities regarding public gatherings. The health and safety of all associated with this event will remain our priority.

Previously purchased tickets will be honored on the rescheduled Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course dates of Sept. 25-27, 2020. Email for additional information at for questions on ticket purchases, or visit for further details.

Bob & Bob Door Company Update

Closed to all non-essential traffic. If you need a part, please call prior to coming for instructions. 419-747-2255

We are still running service to keep both our commercial businesses that are having emergencies up and running and our residential customers from being stuck in their garage and unable to get out for necessary trips to Doctors, pharmacies and grocery shopping, etc.

We are asking all customers to not remain in their garage during repairs to ensure  

Payments will be accepted over the phone by credit card or pay on day of service with a check. We don't want our drivers carrying cash at this uncertain time.

The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio moves to one week earlier in August

"INDYCAR announced earlier today that The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course originally set for Aug. 14-16, 2020, has been moved to one week earlier on the calendar to Aug. 7-9, 2020.

This shift is in support of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES’ efforts to run as many of its points championship races as possible in 2020. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course moving up its date also opens up the summer calendar further for the Indianapolis 500 to run on August 23, 2020.

This rescheduled date is subject to the ongoing guidance and mandates of national, state and local authorities regarding public gatherings. The health and safety of all associated with this event will remain the priority of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Previously purchased tickets to The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio will be valid and honored on the rescheduled dates of Aug. 7-9, 2020. Email for any questions on ticket purchases and additional information."

Saint Timothy Lutheran Church to be closed through the month of April

Church address: 1262 Ashland Rd, Mansfield, OH 44905

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is temporarily closing UH Kettering Urgent Care

In response to managing and conserving resources, including PPE, during the COVID pandemic, University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is temporarily closing UH Kettering Urgent Care, including lab and radiology services, (located at 546 North Union Street, Loudonville) at end of business Saturday, April 4. Rehabilitation services remain open at the Kettering location. Patients needing urgent care services can visit the UH Samaritan Urgent Care in Ashland (663 East Main Street). Samaritan Urgent Care is open Monday through Friday 9:30AM to 5:30PM and Saturday 9:30AM to 3:00PM.

Richland SWCD: Pond Fish Sale Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) has postponed the Tuesday, April 14 Rain Garden and Barrel Workshop. The Richland SWCD Spring Pond Fish Sale pick up  originally scheduled for Friday, April 24 has been cancelled. The next pond fish sale will be held in the Fall. Orders are due by Friday, October 9 and pick up is Friday, October 16.

For more information on Richland SWCD programs and services, please visit or call 419-747-8686.

The Teamsters Local 40 monthly meeting for Saturday 4/11 is cancelled.

University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is temporarily changing the hours of UH Samaritan Richland Health Center Urgent Care

The COVID-19 pandemic is requiring University Hospitals leaders to carefully evaluate and align system-wide programs and services so we can meet evolving patient care needs. As a result, University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center is temporarily changing the hours of its UH Samaritan Richland Health Center Urgent Care (located at 1033 Ashland Road, Mansfield) beginning Monday, April 13. The new hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm, closed Saturday.

Patients needing urgent care services can also visit our UH Ashland Urgent Care (663 East Main Street, Ashland) Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 5:30pm and Saturday 9:30am to 3:00pm.

For emergencies, UH Samaritan Medical Center’s Emergency Room (1025 Center Street, Ashland) is open 24/7.

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