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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Kent City Health Department Announces New Medical Director

Kent City Health Department Announces Angela DeJulius as New Medical Director

Kent, OH – The Kent City Health Department (KCHD) announces the addition of Dr. Angela DeJulius, M.D., MPH, as the department’s Medical Director. Dr. DeJulius...

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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

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Passport Applications Suspended

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The Department of State is currently only processing passport applications for life-or-death emergencies. 

To view their special message regarding passport applications or for further questions, please visit the Department of State’s Web...

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Passport Requirements News - Home Page
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Up Close with Businesses

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Main Street Kent interviewed several small business owners to see how they’ve adapted to the changes we’ve all had to make lately. 

Watch the interviews on Main Street Kent’s website

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News - Home Page
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Fire Hydrant Flushing

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The City of Kent Central Maintenance Division will begin the annual fire hydrant flushing program on May 11th 2020. The program is expected to last approximately six weeks, ending on or before June 19, 2020. Flushing is scheduled between the hours of 9:30...

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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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Posted on: May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Spring/Summer Safety Message

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As the weather warms, graduations occur, and holidays appear on the calendar it is important to note several things:

  • COVID-19 is still circulating in our community.
  • Gatherings over 10 people are discouraged. Large groups increase the risk of spread.
  • The need...
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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: April 8, 2020

Wearing Personal Protective Equipment in Public to Prevent the Spread

PPE in Public

WEARING A MASK IN PUBLIC DOES NOT REPLACE SOCIAL DISTANCING, STEPS TO  PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 AND HOW TO WEAR CLOTH FACE COVERINGS.

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PPE IN PUBLIC 

PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

HOW TO WEAR CLOTH FACE COVERINGS

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

Child Immunization Clinics

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*Due to COVID-19 the monthly Child Immunization Clinics are cancelled until further notice*

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

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Spotlights - Health Dept.
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. 

O...

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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
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Support Our Locals

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Support local businesses in Kent! Enjoy free 2-hour parking at meters through June 14th. 

Please check with each business directly through phone, websites, or social media for up-to-date information, including days & hours of operation, distan...

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Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Spring/Summer Safety Message

dan smith community park

As the weather warms, graduations occur, and holidays appear on the calendar it is important to note several things:

  • COVID-19 is still circulating in our community.
  • Gatherings over 10 people are discouraged. Large groups increase the risk of spread.
  • The need...
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Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Income Tax Information

rita notice for tax deadline

Municipal income tax returns and payments for tax year 2019 with a due date of April 15, 2020 have been extended to July 15, 2020.  Estimated payments for the first and second quarters of tax year 2020 have also been extended to July 15, 2020. &a...

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Read more information about Income Tax Spotlights - Home Page
Posted on: December 9, 2019

New Hours for the Yard Waste Transfer Site

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Due to the state of emergency during the coronavirus pandemic, the yard waste transfer site has limited hours.

Beginning Tuesday April 21, 2020, the City of Kent Yard Waste Transfer Site will open with limited hours and limited access. The yard waste site ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Pay a Parking Ticket

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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: February 4, 2020

Fire Extinguisher Training Simulator

electronic fire extinguisher simulation

To learn how to use a fire extinguisher, people can use a training simulator to practice proper technique. 

Using an electronic fire extinguisher to put out a simulated fire provides the same skills a person would need to use for a real fire. At t...

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Spotlights - Public Safety
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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Spotlights - Public Safety