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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information

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The Kent City Health Department (KCHD) is committed to notifying, educating, and preparing Kent City residents for Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. KCHD continues to work with Kent State University, the Portage County Health District, and the Ohio Departme...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Stay at Home Order Frequently Asked Questions

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On Sunday, March 22th, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH issued a director’s order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 be...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Risk for COVID-19: Memo from Health Commissioner

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March 11, 2020     

Printable Version: Memo from Health Commissioner

Kent is known as a city with great events that are full of fun, good times, great food and beverages. Kent offers a wonderful atmosphere to enjoy events and cele...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - How You Can Prevent and Prepare

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Links and information from the Ohio Department of Health on how to take action and prepare for COVID-19. The information will be updated regularly, so please check back whenever you have questions.

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

Share the Facts, Stop Fear

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Know the facts about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and help stop the spread of rumors.

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Ohio Pesticide Law

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This law addresses pesticide application in hospitals, schools, food service, and golf courses, as well as rental units. If an apartment building has more than 4 units, which applies to any multi-tenant facility, pesticide is not allowed to be applied by ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

New Health Department Location

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The Health Department is moving! The Kent City Health Department has found a new home! Very soon you will find us and all our department has to offer at the PARTA Central Gateway Building, located on Erie and DePeyster streets, right in the heart of downt...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

Kent City Health Department helped pass Tobacco 21

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As of October 17, 2019 the Tobacco 21 law made it illegal to give, sell, or otherwise distribute cigarettes, other tobacco products, or alternative nicotine products like e-cigarette/vaping products to any person under the age of 21 in Ohio. In 2018, Kent...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Child Immunization Clinics Held Monthly

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Is your child fully immunized? Immunizing children on time is the best protection against dangerous childhood diseases. Vaccines protect children against potentially disabling and life-threatening diseases such as hepatitis B, pertussis (whooping cough), ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Tips for Discarding your Unwanted Medications

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Have you ever wondered what to do with your unused, unwanted or expired medications? Don't allow your medicine cabinet to become cluttered with unusable, unnecessary medications. There are easy, safe ways to dispose of all kinds of medications. 

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