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Posted on: March 8, 2020

What You Need To Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19)


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

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Social Security Launches New Campaign to Fight Scammers

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The Social Security Administration launched a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign to continue warning people about the ongoing nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. The PSAs feature a message from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul. ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Adult Easter Egg Scramble

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This popular adult egg hunt scatters over 7,000 eggs throughout Fred Fuller Park! Bring a flashlight and bag to collect your eggs, prizes and candy in the dark. Join the party for a chance to find winning eggs with over $4,000 in prizes!


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Posted on: December 27, 2019

March 17, 2020 Primary Election suspended

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By order of Ohio Governor DeWine and Director of the Department of Health, Dr. Acton, the March 17, 2020 Primary Election is hereby suspended.

The election will be rescheduled for June 2, 2020. See the Portage County Board of Elections website for more inf...

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Posted on: December 15, 2019

United States Census 2020

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The Federal Government is getting ready to roll out the 2020 Census. On April 1, 2020 the Census Bureau plans to send a letter or a door knocker to every U.S. household. The Census is required by the U.S. Constitution and is part of a once every 10-year t...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Income Tax Information

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All Kent residents 18 years or older MUST file a City of Kent income tax return, even if no tax is owed. Persons who are retired need to file a final return and write “retired” on it. No further returns will be due unless the retiree r...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Yard Waste Transfer Site

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Yard Waste Transfer Site is located at the entrance to Plum Creek Park. Open everyday during daylight hours. 

Accepted Materials List

  • Brush 
  • Grass 
  • Firewood 
  • Leaves 
  • Weeds 
  • Any type of yard waste

NOT Accepted ...

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