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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Ohio Pesticide Law

spraying house with pest control

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

parta central gateway building on erie street

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: January 2, 2020

E-Cigarettes, Vaping, EVALI, and THC – An Overview

Lung Injury

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) published an article regarding traits of e-cigarette, or vaping, products used by patients with associated lung injury in Minnesota. This report evaluated e-cigarette, or vaping, products used by EVALI (E-Cig or Vapor ...

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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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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Child Immunization Clinics Held Monthly

doctor giving a patient a shot in their arm

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

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. 

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