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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Online Request for Certified Copies of Birth or Death Records

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For your convenience, you can process online requests for certified copies of Ohio birth records 1909-present, or Portage County Ohio death records 1909-present through an independent company that the Kent City Health Department partnered with VitalDirect...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information


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: 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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