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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The Visit Healthcare testing center at Eastway is one of several walkup COVID-19 testing centers on campus. Feb. 4, 2022.

Kent State to freeze registration of students not in compliance with vaccine mandate

Starting next semester, Kent State University will place a registration hold on any student who has not been fully vaccinated or been granted an exemption.The university’s vaccine mandate has been in...

As of Dec. 20, all Kent State students, faculty and staff were required to be vaccinated unless they received an approved exemption. The university updates the Coronavirus Dashboard weekly.

Kent State releases COVID-19 vaccination rates for all campuses

Joshua Bailey Reporter February 4, 2022

In an email sent to the Kent State community, President Todd Diacon addressed vaccination rates and where the university stands in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I can say without hesitation that...

Melissa DeRosa, secretary to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, conducts a news conference with Cuomo on the COVID-19 pandemic at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., after a meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 

New York governor’s top aide admits administration delayed the release of Covid-19 deaths in long-term care facilities over federal investigation concerns

Lauren del Valle, CNN February 12, 2021

(CNN) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aide says the administration delayed the release of data on Covid-19 deaths of long-term care facility residents because of concerns about a potential federal...

A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said. The death marks the first in the state, but raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes.

A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here’s what you need to know

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN September 11, 2019

Originally Published: 10 SEP 19 19:21 ETUpdated: 11 SEP 19 08:29 ET    (CNN) -- A sixth person in the United States has died from lung disease related to vaping, Kansas health officials said Tuesday....

Dr. Bethany DiPaula, a pharmacist with the Howard County Health Department, demonstrates how to put together a syringe of Naloxone Aug. 11, 2014 at an opiate overdose response training session which is being held at the Howard County Health Department in Columbia, Md.

Students question effectiveness of recent heroin overdose antidote

Payton Moore March 11, 2015

In 2012, Ohio saw its highest heroin death toll of 680 people according to the Department of Health — a record-breaking number expected to continually rise. In its wake, public health emergencies were...

Tattoo artist Justin Evans tattoos Lee Vojack at Smokin Tattooz, located at 100 E. Main St. Ohio recently passed new regulations regarding the cleanliness and sanitation of tattoo parlors that will be enforced by the Department of Health.  

New tattoo and body piercing regulations passed in Ohio

Mariam Makatsaria November 30, 2014

The State of Ohio passed a new code regarding tattoo parlor inspections earlier this year that added new regulations for tattoo and body piercings that the City of Kent will adopt.“(The change) is a...

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