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News Flash

Posted on: July 16, 2020

Face Mask Ordinance

face covering signage

Effective July 23rd at 6:00 pm, facial coverings are required in the State of Ohio.

These additional measures are needed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. The safety of City residents, guests, business owners, and patrons are best prote...

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News - Health Department
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Kent City Health Department Public Service Announcement

Haymaker Farmers' Market - Outdoor Season 2020

The Kent City Health Department (KCHD) encourages residents and visitors in Kent to wear facial coverings when in public. Please watch the Public Service Announcement for more information. 

KCHD also encourages local businesses to take the SAFER b...

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News - Health Department
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Ohio Department of Health Opens Call Center to Help With COVID-19 Response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH    

March 6, 2020     Printable Version: ODH News Release 03/06/2020

Ohio Department of Health Opens Call Center to Help With COVID-19 Response

1-833-4-ASK-ODH Open ...

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Additional Info...https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/ News - Health Department

News Flash

Posted on: June 11, 2020

State Route 59 Resurfacing Project

Beginning Wednesday, June 17, a $1.7 million project that includes the resurfacing of SR 59 between SR 43 and the Summit County line will begin. This project is scheduled to be completed by late August 2020.

Lane restrictions will occur from 6:00 PM until ...

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News - Home Page
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Free Meals for Children this Summer

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LoveLight, Inc. is providing free breakfasts and lunches for children 1 through 18, June 1st to August 7th.

Meals are available to be picked up and eaten at home, Monday through Friday. On Fridays, breakfasts & lunches will also be given out to take ho...

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News - Home Page

News Flash

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Send a tip anonymously to Kent Police

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The Kent Police Department is pleased to announce the implementation of a cell phone and web based application which allows citizens to submit anonymous tips to us.

This service is being provided to the public for non-emergency use. It is not meant to be u...

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News - Police

News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Summer Mosquito Control Spray Program

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The Kent City Health Department Mosquito Control Program plans to conduct night spray applications by truck as needed to abate high adult mosquito activity and possible disease-carrying mosquitoes throughout the summer months.

View the Spray Schedule on th...

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Spotlights - Health Dept.
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Shopping for Food During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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As grocery shopping remains a necessity during this pandemic, many people have questions about how to shop safely. We want to reassure consumers that there is currently no evidence of human or animal food or food packaging being associated with transmissi...

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And...Food Safety and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Spotlights - Health Dept.
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information

2019-Novel-Coronavirus

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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Click to View: Videos in American Sign Language Spotlights - Health Dept.
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Kent City Health Department helped pass Tobacco 21

sign displaying tobacco 21 law

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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Spotlights - Health Dept.
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Child Immunization Clinics

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Immunizations will be administered by appointment only, NO walk-ins. Please call 330-298-4490 to schedule your appointment.

Is your child fully immunized? Immunizing children on time is the best protection against dangerous childhood diseases. Vaccines pr...

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Spotlights - Health Dept.
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Tips for Discarding your Unwanted Medications

white pills spilling out of an orange bottle

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. 

O...

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Spotlights - Health Dept.

News Flash

Posted on: July 30, 2020

Get Outside and Enjoy the Parks!

RiverEdge Trail

Kent’s parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, skate park, nature trails, walking/bike trails, river access, and ponds all remain open for hiking, biking, skateboarding, sports play, in-river play, fishing, birdwatching and whatever activity you en...

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Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Face Mask Ordinance

face covering signage

Effective July 23rd at 6:00 pm, facial coverings are required in the State of Ohio.

These additional measures are needed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community. The safety of City residents, guests, business owners, and patrons are best prote...

Read on...

Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Kent City Health Department Public Service Announcement

Haymaker Farmers' Market - Outdoor Season 2020

The Kent City Health Department (KCHD) encourages residents and visitors in Kent to wear facial coverings when in public. Please watch the Public Service Announcement for more information. 

KCHD also encourages local businesses to take the SAFER b...

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Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Become a SAFER Business

Become a SAFER Business

Our local businesses that take the pledge for SAFER actions are committing to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Through safety standards outlined by the CDC, Ohio Department of Health, and the Kent City Health Department, they will ensure the safety of th...

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Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Yard Waste Site to Temporarily Close 8/12/2020

piles of mulch on the side of road

Beginning Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 the City of Kent’s Yard Waste Transfer Site will be temporarily closed to allow for accumulated material to be processed.  The City anticipates the site will be closed for approximately two weeks. ...

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Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: May 26, 2020

50th Commemoration of May 4 - Banner Installation

May 4 Banners

In keeping with the commitment to honor and remember those tragic events of May 4, 1970, and in partnership with Each + Every, the Kent Historical Society Museum, and the Kent State University Wick Poetry Center and Mapping May 4th project, banners were i...

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Mapping May 4 Spotlights - Home Page

News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Pay a Parking Ticket

Police Car

Paying your parking ticket online is secure, easy, and quick. Payments can be made through Kent’s online portal with a credit or debit card.

If you prefer, you can pay your ticket by mail or in-person. See full instructions on the parking page.&...

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Spotlights - Public Safety
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Send a tip anonymously to Kent Police

tip411 logo (JPG)

The Kent Police Department is pleased to announce the implementation of a cell phone and web based application which allows citizens to submit anonymous tips to us.

This service is being provided to the public for non-emergency use. It is not meant to be u...

Read on...

Spotlights - Public Safety