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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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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

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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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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information

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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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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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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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