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Health Alerts

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March 24, 2020 3:00 PM

The City of Kent has its first confirmed case of COVID-19.

The Kent City Health Department (KCHD) has been notified of a positive test result for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a resident of the City of Kent.

KCHD is working to identify close contacts of the patient, who is currently hospitalized, to determine if they require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19. The patient is a 69-year-old male who as we know fits into the high-risk category. This...

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March 22, 2020 12:00 PM

Ohio Department of Health Director Issues Stay at Home Order

The Order takes effect Monday, March 23rd at 11:59pm.

On Sunday, March 22nd, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH issued a director’s order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 beginning at...

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March 22, 2020 10:00 AM

Portage County Health District Reports First Presumptive Positive Case of COVID-19 in Portage County

Portage County Combined General Health District (PCHD) has been notified of a “presumptive positive” test result for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Cleveland Clinic in a resident of Portage County.

PCHD is working to identify the close contacts of this resident who would require testing or monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19. PCHD along with our hospital, healthcare providers and community partners have been actively preparing to respond to possible...

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March 20, 2020 10:00 AM

Kent City Firefighter/Paramedic Tests Positive for COVID-19

Positive Test for Kent Firefighter

The City of Kent learned late Thursday night that one of our Kent firefighters had tested positive for COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. The employee is not a Portage County resident and is therefore counted as an additional case in another...

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March 17, 2020 12:20 PM

Kent Parks & Recreation Event and Program Cancellations

The Kent Parks & Recreation office is closed.

You can reach the office by phone at (330) 673-8897 from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
Kent P&R Fitness Center is closed. Any classes and specialty programs held there are cancelled. Silver Sneakers, DrumFit Kids, Martial Arts, Fencing, etc.
To see an updated...

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March 17, 2020 8:50 AM

City Offices will be Closed to In-Person Visits, Effective Immediately

As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 5:00pm

City offices and facilities will be closed to in-person visits until further notice. The City Manager has issued a State of Emergency for the City pursuant to Executive Order 2020-01. The Police Department lobby will remain open to serve the public for...

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